Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A box-bearing which sustains the end-thrust of a shaft.

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Examples

  • On the other side of the crank case another casting carried the thrust-box, and the whole crank case, with its cylinders and gear, was carried on the fixed crank shaft by means of four ball-bearings, one of which also took the axial thrust of the air-screw.

    A History of Aeronautics

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  • "A box-bearing which sustains the end-thrust of a shaft."

    December 8, 2010