air bearing

noun

Definition of air bearing

  1. :  a bearing that uses pressurized air to eliminate contact and friction between the bearing and the surface of the object being supported or held in place Air bearings are particularly effective for high rotational speeds and have run at up to 360,000 revs per minute … — Frank Fahy, Air: The Excellent Canopy, 2009

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1903

First Known Use of air bearing

1903


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