Definition of

Bushing

  1. (noun, artifact) a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
  2. (noun, artifact) an insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass

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Synonyms of Bushing

cylindrical lining

Alternate forms of Bushing

Derivations: bush

Hypernyms: dielectric, insulator, liner, lining, nonconductor

Origin of the word Bushing

  1. "metal sleeve fitted into a machine or hole," 1839, from gerundive of bush "metal lining of the axle hole of a wheel or touch hole of a gun" (1560s), from M.Du. busse "box" (cognate with the second element in blunderbuss). more

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