friction bearing

noun

Definition of friction bearing

: a solid bearing on a railroad freight car usually of brass construction with babbitt lining whose interior surface is in direct contact with the surface of the axle end which it supports

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“Friction bearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/friction%20bearing. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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