a metallic alloy, as Babbitt metal or bearing bronze, having antifriction qualities.
- Antifriction bearing
. a roller bearing or ball bearing.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a movement in American Protestantism that arose in the early part of the 20th century in reaction to modernism and that stresses the infallibility of the Bible not only in matters of faith and morals but also as a literal historical record, holding as essential to Christian faith belief in such […]
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- Anti-g suit
a garment for fliers and astronauts designed to exert pressure on the abdomen and thighs to prevent or retard the pooling of blood below the heart under the influence of excessive head-to-toe acceleration forces. noun another name for G-suit