pillow block

noun

Definition of pillow block

: a block or standard to support a journal (as of a shaft) : bearing

First Known Use of pillow block

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Pillow block.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pillow%20block. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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