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  • n. A bushing in the hub of a wheel, through which the axle passes.
  • n. The journal box of a rotating axle, especially a railway axle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A bushing in the hub of a wheel, through which the axle passes.
  • The journal box of a rotating axle, especially a railway axle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The box which contains the bearings for the spindle of an axle, or the journal of an axle, as of a carriage-wheel, a railroad-car wheel, etc.; the bushing or metal lining of the hub which forms the rotatory bearing of the axle of a vehicle.

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