(engineering) a fit that enables one part to be inserted into another by sliding or pushing, rather than by hammering Also called push fit
- Sliding flap
sliding flap slid·ing flap (slī’dĭng) n. A rectangular flap raised in an elastic area with its free end adjacent to a defect, the defect being covered by stretching the flap longitudinally until the end comes over it. Also called advancement flap.
- Sliding friction
noun 1. (engineering) frictional resistance to relative movement of surfaces on loaded contact Compare rolling friction
- Sliding hernia
sliding hernia n. A hernia in which an abdominal viscus forms part of the hernial sac. Also called extrasaccular hernia, slipped hernia.
noun 1. (formerly) a slide rule.