O-ring
noun Date: 1946 a ring (as of synthetic rubber) used as a gasket

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • O-ring — [ō′riŋ΄] n. a ring shaped seal or washer of rubber, plastic, metal, etc., used to prevent leaks in parts connecting pipes, tubes, rocket sections, etc …   English World dictionary

  • O-ring — sb., en, e, ene (ringformet genstand der fx bruges som pakning) …   Dansk ordbog

  • O-ring — This article is about the mechanical seal. For other uses, see Oring. Typical O ring and application An O ring, also known as a packing, or a toric joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a torus; it is a loop of elastomer with a disc… …   Wikipedia

  • O-ring — n. a gasket in the form of a ring with a circular cross section. * * * /oh ring /, n. a ring of pliable material, as rubber or neoprene, used as a gasket: the failure of an O ring caused the explosion that destroyed the space shuttle Challenger… …   Useful english dictionary

  • O ring — noun a gasket consisting of a flat ring of rubber or plastic; used to seal a joint against high pressure • Hypernyms: ↑gasket * * * ˈō noun Usage: usually capitalized O : a flat ring of synthetic rubber used as a gasket in sealing a joint against …   Useful english dictionary

  • O-ring — /oh ring /, n. a ring of pliable material, as rubber or neoprene, used as a gasket: the failure of an O ring caused the explosion that destroyed the space shuttle Challenger in 1986. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • O-ring — Различные размеры О рингов O ring (уплотнительное кольцо круглого сечения, О ринг) это вид уплотнительного устройства торообразной формы. Используется в гидравлических, топливных, смазочных и пневматических устройствах, а именно в регуляторах,… …   Википедия

  • o-ring — An o ring is a doughnut shaped (annular) rubber or plastic ring which is placed in a groove and compressed to seal fluid or gas from passing a particular point …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • o ring — See O ring …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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