bushing bushing

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass
  2. (n) a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction

Usage(s):

  1. Auto bearings, bushings and ball joints are now being made of Teflon, and engineers look for the day when they can use it to eliminate car lubrication.
  2. It has engineered yarns that make protective gloves more durable and technical yarns that have found their way into fiber-optic cables and bushings used in spacecraft.
  3. For some time Germany has used beryllium for bushings, valve springs and other airplane and automotive engine parts which must combine strength with heat-resistance.

News

  • 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

    Replaced brakes & rotors at 120000. Rear sway bar bushing. I replaced at least one back up sensor every winter. Tire sensors are useless. A rear axle seal, which was covered under warranty.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Carsurvey.org

Quotes

  • "With a team like the Cavaliers and a player like LeBron, all you need is distractions," Arenas wrote. "We got to be Bush. We got to be Bush-league. We're having everybody talking about the war, when we just want to get the oil. We're Bushing...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Gilbert Arenas Source: The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

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