roller bearing

roller bearing
noun Date: 1857 a bearing in which the journal rotates in peripheral contact with a number of rollers usually contained in a cage

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  • Roller bearing — Roll er bear ing (Mach.) A bearing containing friction rollers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roller bearing — ☆ roller bearing n. a bearing in which the shaft turns with rollers, generally of steel, arranged in a ringlike track: used to reduce friction …   English World dictionary

  • roller bearing — Mach. a bearing consisting of cylindrical or tapered rollers running between races in two concentric rings, one of which is mounted on a rotating or oscillating part, as a shaft. [1855 60] * * * One of the two types of rolling, or antifriction,… …   Universalium

  • roller bearing — A bearing using a series of straight, cupped, or tapered rollers engaging an inner and outer ring or race. See tapered roller bearing timken roller bearing …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • roller bearing — noun a bearing similar to a ball bearing but using small cylindrical rollers instead of balls. ↘a roller used in such a bearing …   English new terms dictionary

  • roller bearing — noun bearings containing small metal balls • Syn: ↑ball bearing, ↑needle bearing • Hypernyms: ↑bearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • roller bearing — noun A bearing, in which the load is carried by round (e.g. cylindrical or spherical) elements …   Wiktionary

  • roller bearing — roll′er bear ing n. mac a bearing that uses cylindrical rollers to prevent friction between machine parts • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • roller-bearing — /roʊlə ˈbɛərɪŋ/ (say rohluh bairring) noun a bearing in which the shaft or journal protected by a metal sleeve turns upon a number of steel rollers running in an annular track …  

  • roller bearing — ring of small balls that is used to support an axis that revolves inside the ring …   English contemporary dictionary

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