grease gun


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

grease gun

n.
1. A hand-powered pump used to force grease under pressure into bearings.
2. A submachine gun.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

grease gun

n
(Tools) a device for forcing grease through nipples into bearings, usually consisting of a cylinder with a plunger and nozzle fitted to it
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

grease′ gun`


n.
a hand-operated pump for greasing bearings under pressure.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Translations
maznice
pompe à graisse

grease gun

ningrassatore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
I wish Garry James had spent more time reviewing the M3 "Grease Gun." That was a dependable piece.
Mattel had some of the best in my opinion, many of them in the Shootin' Shell line--Winchester Model 1892, Snubnose .38, Fanner 50, Colt SAA, Colt Revolving Carbine, Remington Rolling Block and others that were not Shootin' Shell specimens, but just as authentic like an M3 Grease Gun, Thompson SMG and Winchester Model 97 shotgun.
Check out this report along with a review of the war-tested "Grease Gun" and improvements on the classic M4.
"It still carries intriguing detail such as its owner's manual, jack, grease gun and spark plug holder."
The new "Call of Duty: WWII" Hot Fix brings changes to six weapons in the game: FG 42, Grease Gun, Kar98k, Lee Enfield, Combat Shotgun and Sawed-Off Shotgun.
Realizing that their M1 rifles were not the ideal weapons with which to prosecute a chaotic and dynamic uphill assault at close range, all three troopers traded their M1s on the spot for M3 Grease Guns. None of the three held the Grease Gun in terribly high regard but it fired easily from the hip and produced a prodigious volume of .45-caliber fire.
With wheels and coulters, a plow might have only a few, but a threshing machine or combine seemed to have a hundred (especially when you were all but standing on your head trying to reach each one, wipe it clean and slip the nozzle of a grease gun on the thing straight enough so the grease would go into the bearing, rather than squirting out to the side).
Both of us immediately recognized the muzzle of an M3 grease gun sticking out of someone's backpack.
90% of units surveyed did not have a pneumatic grease gun configured IAW PMS and the technical manual.
They stole equipment including two Stihl saws, a compressor, a Honda water pump, a Honda generator, a Mig welder, a Cat cable detector, a Sealey grease gun, a blue compressor hose, a diamond blade tile cutter, a green welding mask, and two Makita drills.
Most standard grease gun nozzles fit the Uhing grease fittings.