Definition of Bushing

1. Noun. An insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass.

Generic synonyms: Dielectric, Insulator, Nonconductor
Derivative terms: Bush

2. Noun. A cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction.
Exact synonyms: Cylindrical Lining
Generic synonyms: Liner, Lining
Derivative terms: Bush

Definition of Bushing

1. n. The operation of fitting bushes, or linings, into holes or places where wear is to be received, or friction diminished, as pivot holes, etc.

Definition of Bushing

1. Noun. (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. ¹

2. Noun. (electrical engineering) A lining for an opening through which a conductor passes, providing insulation and mechanical protection for the conductor. ¹

3. Noun. An adapter for joining pipes of different size. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bushing

1. a lining for a hole [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bushing

1. 1. The operation of fitting bushes, or linings, into holes or places where wear is to be received, or friction diminished, as pivot holes, etc. 2. A bush or lining; sometimes called thimble. See 4th Bush. See: 4th Bush. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bushing

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bushgoat
bushgoats
bushhammer
bushido
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bushies
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bushily
bushiness
bushinesses
bushing (current term)
bushings
bushland
bushlands
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bushlike
bushlip
bushlips
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bushman
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bushmaster
bushmasters
bushmeat

Literary usage of Bushing

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"The method is then applied to the study of high- voltage bushings. An experimental high-air-efficiency bushing was built and tested with the result that the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"engage therewith, whereby the said bushing may be turned into place without the wrench slipping from its seat, as would be the case with a bushing having a ..."

3. Jigs and Fixtures: A Reference Book Showing Many Types of Jigs and Fixtures by Fred Herbert Colvin, Lucian Levant Haas (1913)
"This bushing, as shown in Fig. 48, will allow the extension part of drill ... TWO PART bushingS A stationary bushing similar to the above except that it is ..."

4. Jig and Fixture Design: A Treatise Covering the Principles of Jig and by Franklin Day Jones (1920)
"By engaging the projecting pin in this slot, the bushing is prevented from turning and from rising out of the hole. At the same time it can easily be ..."

5. Machinery (1900)
"Although the operation of bushing a locomotive cylinder is simple, it is, ... The casting that is to be a cylinder bushing is made in the form of a hollow ..."

6. Text-book of Advanced Machine Work: Prepared for Students in Technical by Robert Henry Smith (1915)
"bushing blank, phosphor bronze. Rough turned to enter taper hole within f" of ... Place bushing A on a built-up taper mandrel B and mount on dead centers. ..."

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