any of various bearings, not containing rolling elements, that present to the shaft or axle they support broad areas of corresponding form, usually segments of a cylinder.
[pleyn-chant, -chahnt] /ˈpleɪnˌtʃænt, -ˌtʃɑnt/ noun 1. (defs 1, 2). /ˈpleɪnˌtʃɑːnt/ noun 1. another name for plainsong
- Plain chocolate
noun 1. chocolate with a slightly bitter flavour and dark colour Compare milk chocolate
plural noun 1. clothing other than one’s uniform, especially civilian clothes worn on duty by a police officer. plural noun 1. n. “ordinary dress” (as opposed to military uniform), 1822; of police detectives, it is attested from 1842. Also plainclothes.
noun 1. direct and honest conduct in one’s relations and transactions with others.