from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A block that encloses and supports a journal or shaft; a bearing.

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  • noun a metal block for supporting a rotating shaft; a bearing

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a cast-iron or steel block for supporting a journal or bearing


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