Bushing meaning

bo͝oshĭng
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A fixed or removable cylindrical metal lining used to constrain, guide, or reduce friction.
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(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.
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(electricity) An insulating lining for an aperture through which a conductor passes.
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An adapter threaded to permit joining of pipes with different diameters.
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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.
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(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.
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(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.
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(electrical engineering) A lining for an opening through which a conductor passes, providing insulation and mechanical protection for the conductor.
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An adapter for joining pipes of different size.
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(elec.) A similar insulating lining or part.
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Origin of bushing

  • From bush

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition