pillow block


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pillow block

n.
A block that encloses and supports a journal or shaft; a bearing.
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pillow block

n
(Mechanical Engineering) machinery a block that supports a journal bearing. Also called: plummer block
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Noun1.pillow block - a cast-iron or steel block for supporting a journal or bearingpillow block - a cast-iron or steel block for supporting a journal or bearing
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
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