O-ring


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O-ring

(ō′rĭng′)
n.
A flat ring made of rubber or plastic, used as a gasket.
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O-ring

n
(General Engineering) a rubber ring used in machinery as a seal against oil, air, etc
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O-ring

(ˈoʊˌrɪŋ)

n.
a ring of pliable material, as rubber or neoprene, used as a gasket.
[1945–50]
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