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thrust bearing

n
(General Engineering) engineering a low-friction bearing on a rotating shaft that resists axial thrust in the shaft. Usually it consists of a collar which bears against a ring of well-lubricated stationary and sometimes tilting pads. Compare tapered roller bearing
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Noun1.thrust bearing - a bearing designed to take thrusts parallel to the axis of revolutionthrust bearing - a bearing designed to take thrusts parallel to the axis of revolution
bearing - a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
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thrust bearing

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