Definition of Pillow block

1. Noun. A cast-iron or steel block for supporting a journal or bearing.

Generic synonyms: Support



Definition of Pillow block

1. Noun. a metal block for supporting a rotating shaft; a bearing ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pillow Block

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pillock
pillocks
pilloried
pillories
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pillorized
pillorizes
pillorizing
pillory
pillorying
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pillow-biters
pillow-top
pillow block (current term)
pillow case
pillow cases
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pillow fights
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pillow lavas
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pillowbeer
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pillowcase

Literary usage of Pillow block

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1. Experimental Engineering and Manual for Testing: For Engineers and for by Rolla Clinton Carpenter (1906)
"Pillow-block Dynamometer.—The pillow-block dy. ... G equal the weight of shaft and wheel The weight on the pillow-block at K must be PIG. 131. ..."

2. Experimental Engineering and Manual for Testing: For Engineers and for by Rolla Clinton Carpenter (1906)
"Pillow-block Dynamometer.—The pillow-block dy. ... G equal the weight of shaft and wheel The weight on the pillow-block at K must be FIG. 131. ..."

3. Elements of Machine Construction and Drawing: Or, Machine Drawing, with Some by Samuel Edward Warren (1895)
"This beautiful pillow-block, PI. I., Fig. 2, is not shown in finished drawings ... Thus the pillow-block of a horizontal engine is mostly worn at the points ..."

4. The Mechanical Engineering of Steam Power Plants by Frederic Remsen Hutton (1908)
"Alinement of Outer Pillow-block or Shaft-bearing. In engines of the center-crank type (paragraf 290, Figs. 406, 408) the unit is self-contained, ..."

5. A Manual of the Mechanics of Engineering and of the Construction of Machines by Julius Wiesbach, Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1878)
"Pillow-Block Dynamometer.—By another kind of dynamometer, the pressure of the axle of a revolving shaft may be determined, and thus the magnitude of the ..."

6. The Second Power Kink Book: A Collection of Short Articles from Power in (1918)
"... CAP The pillow block of a 30 x 42-in. rolling-mill engine was in the habit of running hot; in fact, it required close attention and a lot of oil, ..."

7. Millwrighting by James Francis Hobart (1909)
"85, a little longer than the pillow-block and to fit in a wedge at either end of the casting. By driving or slacking these wedges, a lateral adjustment is ..."

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