- a removable, cylindrical lining or sleeve used in a machine to reduce the effect of friction on moving parts, decrease the diameter of an opening, etc.
- Elec. a similar insulating lining or part
Origin of bushing; from bush
- A fixed or removable cylindrical metal lining used to constrain, guide, or reduce friction.
- Electricity An insulating lining for an aperture through which a conductor passes.
- An adapter threaded to permit joining of pipes with different diameters.
Origin of bushingFrom bush2.
- (mechanical engineering) A type of bearing, a cylindrical lining designed to reduce friction and wear inside a hole, often used as a casing for a shaft, pin or hinge.
- (mechanical engineering) An elastic bearing used as a type of vibration isolator, commonly made of rubber. An interface between two parts, damping the movement and the energy transmitted.
- (mechanical engineering) A threaded bushing, is a fastener element that is inserted into an object, usually to add a threaded hole in a softer or thin material.
- (electrical engineering) A lining for an opening through which a conductor passes, providing insulation and mechanical protection for the conductor.
- An adapter for joining pipes of different size.