Definition of Needle bearing

1. Noun. Bearings containing small metal balls.

Exact synonyms: Ball Bearing, Roller Bearing
Generic synonyms: Bearing

Definition of Needle bearing

1. Noun. A type of roller bearing in which the load-bearing elements are longish, thin, cylindrical pins. ¹

¹ Source:

Needle Bearing Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Needle Bearing Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Needle Bearing

needle-clawed bushbabies
needle-clawed bushbaby
needle-exchange programs
needle bath
needle bearing (current term)
needle biopsy
needle blight
needle bush
needle cast
needle culture
needle forceps
needle furze
needle gun
needle in a haystack
needle lace
needle palm
needle point tracing

Literary usage of Needle bearing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mining: A Journal Devoted to the Interests of Mines and Mining Students (1895)
"ONE PENNY. suitable for a loose needle bearing many surveyors prefer to take ... to time with the needle, where a correct needle bearing is deemed possible. ..."

2. Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students and Colliery by Thomas Aloysius O'Donahue (1896)
"... of iron renders the use of the needle impracticable, and, as it is not always possible to tell whether a station is suitable for a loose needle bearing ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1862)
"The finger now seeks for the external pillar of the ring, and on it the needle, bearing a loop of the wire already introduced (ie ..."

4. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"They measured needle length, length of needle-bearing stems, number of needles, and photosynthetic surface on uninfected trees and comparable trees with ..."

5. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1904)
"... the needle always points in a known direction, and therefore the direction of any line of sight may be determined by referring it to the needle-bearing. ..."

6. Departmental Notes on Insects that Affect Forestry by Edward Percy Stebbing (1903)
"sp. beetle described below, entails a loss to the tree of young needle bearing twigs with the consequent decrease in the area of foliage— always a serious ..."

7. Van Nostrand's Eclectic Engineering Magazine (1878)
"In the majority of the lines I found a marked variation of the needle bearing, and in scarcely two successive positions would it assume precisely the same ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Needle bearing

Search for Needle bearing on!Search for Needle bearing on!Search for Needle bearing on Google!Search for Needle bearing on Wikipedia!