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Meaning of BABBITT METAL

Pronunciation:  'babit 'metl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; an anti-friction lining for bearings
 
 Synonyms: babbitt
 
 See Also: alloy, metal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bab"bitt met`al\ [From the inventor, Isaac
Babbitt of Massachusetts.]
A soft white alloy of variable composition (as a nine parts
of tin to one of copper, or of fifty parts of tin to five of
antimony and one of copper) used in bearings to diminish
friction.

 

 

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