thrust bearing

noun
variants: or thrust block

Definition of thrust bearing

: a bearing to resist end thrust specifically : one provided with collars or horseshoe-shaped pieces or rollers which bear against corresponding collars on the shaft journal

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“Thrust bearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thrust%20bearing. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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