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An antifriction bearing employing tapered rollers.



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FLUID-FILM BEARING

An antifriction bearing in which rubbing surfaces are kept apart by a film of lubricant such as oil.

CONE BEARING

A cone-shaped journal bearing running in a correspondingly tapered sleeve.

ANTIFRICTION BEARING

Any bearing having the capability of reducing friction effectively.

COUNTERSUNK BOLT

A bolt that has a circular head, a flat top, and a conical bearing surface tapering in from the top; in place, the head is flush-mounted.

ASSEMBLED BEARING RUNOUT

A displacement of surface of bearing relative to fixed point when one raceway is rotated with respect to other raceway.

FLOAT CHAMBER

A sealed, hollow part attached to the compass card of a magnetic compass as part of the compass card assembly, to provide buoyancy to reduce the friction on the pivot bearing

OSTRO

Warm, humid and rain bearing southerly wind - one of the eight traditional traders winds of the Mediterranean Sea.

KNIFE FILE

A tapered file with a thin triangular cross section resembling that of a knife.

COMPASS BEARING

Bearing relative to compass north.

RADIO DIRECTION FINDER STATION

A radio station equipped with special apparatus for determining the direction of radio signals transmitted by ships and other stations. The bearing taken by a radio direction finder station, and reported to a ship, is corrected for all determinable errors except conversion angle. Also called DIRECTION FINDER STATION.

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