from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Axial motion; the motion of a part of a machine along the line of its shaft, as distinguished from its motion of rotation.


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  • The bed of the machine, on which the work was laid, passed under the cutters on perfectly true rollers or wheels, lodged and held in their bearings as accurately as the best mandrill could be, and having set-screws acting against their ends totally preventing all end-motion.

    Industrial Biography


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