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antifriction

[an-tee-frik-shuh n, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈfrɪk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun
1.
something that prevents or reduces friction; lubricant.
adjective
2.
tending to prevent or reduce friction.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; anti- + friction
Related forms
antifrictional, adjective
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  • Shaft penetrations through the enclosures shall include water tight lip seals and/or sealed antifriction bearings as approved.
  • One antifriction washer shall be located below and one antifriction washer above the thrust collar.
  • Other antifriction bearing hinges may be provided in lieu of ball-bearing hinges.
  • Provide pillow-block type ball or roller antifriction type bearings.

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