babbitting
babbiting abbiting, babbitting abbitting . lining a surface or bearing with babbitt metal.

Syn: babbitting [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • babbitting — Bab·bitt || bæbɪt v. line with Babbitt metal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • babbitting — noun lining a surface or bearing with Babbitt metal • Hypernyms: ↑lining, ↑facing …   Useful english dictionary

  • babbitting jig — noun Etymology: from present participle of babbitt (III) : a molding box in which bearings or bearing brasses are placed while being babbitted …   Useful english dictionary

  • babbiting — abbiting, babbitting abbitting . lining a surface or bearing with babbitt metal. Syn: babbitting [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Babbitt metal — Babbitt metal, also called white metal, is an alloy used to provide the bearing surface in a plain bearing. It was invented in 1839 by Isaac Babbitt [The Timetables of Science|pages=305] in Taunton, Massachusetts, USA. The term is used today to… …   Wikipedia

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