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roller bearing

noun, Machinery.
a bearing consisting of cylindrical or tapered rollers running between races in two concentric rings, one of which is mounted on a rotating or oscillating part, as a shaft.
Origin of roller bearing
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • And I didn't know a roller-bearing from three-point suspension!

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roller bearing

a bearing in which a shaft runs on a number of hardened-steel rollers held within a cage
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