bushing definition

  • noun:
    • A fixed or detachable cylindrical material lining used to constrain, guide, or reduce rubbing.
    • Electricity An insulating liner for an aperture whereby a conductor passes.
    • An adapter threaded to allow joining of pipes with various diameters.
    • a kind of bearing, a cylindrical lining designed to lower rubbing and use inside a hole, often used as a casing for a shaft, pin or hinge.
    • A lining for an opening through which a conductor passes, providing insulation and mechanical protection for the conductor.
    • An adapter for joining pipes of various size.
    • The procedure of fitted bushes, or linings, into holes or places in which wear is usually to be obtained, or friction reduced, as pivot holes, etc.
    • A bush or liner; -- often called a thimble. See 4th Bush.
    • Same as bush, 1.
    • A hollow cylindrical size of metallic or metal screwed to the tail of bore of a breech-loading cannon. It forms the chair when it comes to breech-block or screw.
    • also known as bouching.
    • an insulating lining in an opening by which conductors go
    • a cylindrical material coating accustomed reduce rubbing

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