This stifling heat, penetrating through the partitions of the projectile, is produced by its friction on the atmospheric strata.
It is fifty-five minutes past ten; we have been gone about eight minutes; and if our initiatory speed has not been checked by the friction, six seconds would be enough for us to pass through the forty miles of atmosphere which surrounds the globe."
"Just so," replied Nicholl; "but in what proportion do you estimate the diminution of speed by friction?"
Hundreds of meteorites, ignited by the friction of the atmosphere, irradiated the shadow of the luminous train, and lined the cloudy parts of the disc with their fire.
If the injustice is part of the necessary friction
of the machine of government, let it go, let it go; perchance it will wear smooth -- certainly the machine will wear out.
Each of those Shining Ones had to walk on the earth among neighbors who perhaps thought much more of his gait and his garments than of anything which was to give him a title to everlasting fame: each of them had his little local personal history sprinkled with small temptations and sordid cares, which made the retarding friction
of his course towards final companionship with the immortals.
My men were suffering excruciatingly, from the friction
of sitting down so much.
The weight of the sand this can contain would not in itself be sufficient to obstruct; but the friction
of such a body working up against it would be tremendous."
The whole upper vault is charged with pale krypton vapours, which our skin friction
may excite to unholy manifestations.
No, all these things came from successive efforts of these beggars to remove friction
from the wheels of life, and give opportunity.
God has mitigated the sufferings that arise from social friction
by a religious sentiment which raises self-forgetfulness into a virtue; just as He has moderated the friction
of the mechanism of the universe by laws which we do not know.
If there was any danger of friction
or collision from the ill-regulated zeal of so many young operators, her gentle "Come!
She rubs everything that can be rubbed, until it shines, like her own honest forehead, with perpetual friction
. And now it is, that I begin to see her solitary brother passing through the dark streets at night, and looking, as he goes, among the wandering faces.
There was no doing it in the night, for there was no getting a light by easy friction
then; to have got one, I must have struck it out of flint and steel, and have made a noise like the very pirate himself rattling his chains.
Hermann Riedl, partner and managing director at BCG Middle East, said consumers and business in the UAE and Qatar faced less e-friction, that is, few frictions
or constraints on digital activity.