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Meaning of BUSHING

Pronunciation:  'bûshing

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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