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Meaning of BUSHING

Pronunciation:  'bûshing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
  2. [n]  an insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass
 

BUSHING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: cylindrical lining
 
 See Also: dielectric, insulator, lining, nonconductor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bush"ing\, n. [See 4th {Bush}.]
1. The operation of fitting bushes, or linings, into holes or
   places where wear is to be received, or friction
   diminished, as pivot holes, etc.

2. (Mech.) A bush or lining; -- sometimes called a {thimble}.
   See 4th {Bush}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: backing, ball bearing, bearing, bevel bearing, bush, chassis, doubling, doublure, facing, filler, filling, frame, headstock, infrastructure, inlay, inlayer, insole, interlineation, jewel, liner, lining, mount, mounting, needle bearing, packing, padding, roller bearing, setting, skeleton, stuffing, thrust bearing, underframe, wadding, wainscot
 

 

 

 

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