Schiele's pivot

noun Schie·le's pivot \ˈshēlēz-\

Definition of Schiele's pivot

  1. :  a pivot having a curved surface which is generated by the revolution of a tractrix about its axis, wearing uniformly, but wasting 50 percent more energy than a flat pivot

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Origin and Etymology of schiele's pivot

after Christian Schiele, 19th century English engineer

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