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# How is friction involve in sliding and skiing?

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### 5 sports in which friction is used?

Pretty much all that don't involve sliding/gliding, such as skating and skiing. Start with the running sports.

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Static friction and sliding friction. Static friction is the force that stops a mass from sliding and sliding friction is the force that slows down an object that is already sliding. Static friction is stronger than sliding friction, and this difference is reflected in different coefficients of friction for sliding and static friction for a given surface.

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Yes. Sliding friction is also known as kinetic friction.

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Lubricants reduce friction by replacing sliding friction with fluid friction.

### What is the definition of sliding friction?

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