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thrust bearing

[′thrəst ‚ber·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A bearing which sustains axial loads and prevents axial movement of a loaded shaft.
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thrust bearing

A support for a shaft designed to take up its end thrust.
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Types include spherical roller bearings, angular contact ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, spherical roller thrust bearings, tapered roller bearings, deep groove ball bearings, and four-point contact ball bearings.