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axle box

[′ak·səl ‚bäks]
(engineering)
A bushing through which an axle passes in the hub of a wheel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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