sleeve bearing

sleeve bearing
: a machine bearing in which the axle or shaft turns in a sleeve that is often grooved to facilitate distribution of lubricant to the bearing

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sleeve bearing,
a bearing that fits around a journal or revolving pivot like a sleeve.

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