from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of bearing in which a hollow cylinder or quill fits the shaft-journal on its inside and the box or bearing proper on its outside surface. The sleeve may turn in the box or the shaft turn in the sleeve.
- n. A form of long bearing for a shaft to be inserted in a wall and permit the revolving shaft to pass through it to the other side.
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