ball joint

ball joint
noun Date: circa 1849 ball-and-socket joint 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ball joint — n. a mechanical ball and socket joint, esp. one used in the steering linkage of certain automotive vehicles to connect the tie rod to either of the wheels that turn * * * …   Universalium

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  • ball joint — n. a mechanical ball and socket joint, esp. one used in the steering linkage of certain automotive vehicles to connect the tie rod to either of the wheels that turn …   English World dictionary

  • Ball joint — In an automobile, ball joints are spherical bearings that connect the control arms to the steering knuckles. More specifically, a ball joint is a steel bearing stud and socket enclosed in a steel casing. The bearing stud is tapered and threaded.… …   Wikipedia

  • ball joint — A flexible joint using a ball and socket type of construction, used in steering linkage setups, steering knuckle pivot supports, etc. Their flexibility helps to compensate for the changes in the wheel and steering when turning or hitting a bump… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ball joint. — See ball and socket joint (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • ball joint — noun : ball and socket joint …   Useful english dictionary

  • ball joint. — See ball and socket joint (def. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

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