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grease gun

a hand-operated pump for greasing bearings under pressure.
Origin of grease gun
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for grease gun
  • The fitting allows grease to be inserted into the hub with a grease gun.
  • The employee wore a safety harness with a lanyard to tie-off on the tower while he used the grease gun.
  • The service truck contained an air compressor and a pneumatic grease gun.
  • Checks axle for gear oil and greases using a grease gun if needed.
  • Bearing shall be either self-oiling or grease gun type connections.
  • However, a grease gun was not found at the accident scene.
  • The crusher had twelve grease fittings that needed to be greased with a handheld grease gun every forty hours.
  • grease gun is powered by rechargeable batteries, and requires no compressed air source to operate.
British Dictionary definitions for grease gun

grease gun

a device for forcing grease through nipples into bearings, usually consisting of a cylinder with a plunger and nozzle fitted to it
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