bogie


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to bogie: Humphrey Bogart

bogie

, bogy
1. an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
2. Chiefly Brit a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc.

bogie

[′bō·gē]
Also spelled bogey; bogy.
(aerospace engineering)
A type of landing-gear unit consisting of two sets of wheels in tandem with a central strut.
(engineering)
A supporting and aligning wheel or roller on the inside of an endless track.
A low truck or cart of solid build.
A truck or axle to which wheels are fixed, which supports a railroad car, the leading end of a locomotive, or the end of a vehicle (such as a gun carriage) and which is allowed to swivel under it.
A railroad car or locomotive supported by a bogie.
(mechanical engineering)
The drive-wheel assembly and supporting frame comprising the four rear wheels of a six-wheel truck, mounted so that they can self-adjust to sharp curves and irregularities in the road.
(mining engineering)
A small truck or trolley upon which a bucket is carried from the shaft to the spoil bank.

bogie

On a theater stage, a hanger for an overhead track, from which scenery, flats, or panels are suspended.
References in periodicals archive ?
In Figure 7, the curve shows the lateral displacement of the first wheelset of a rigid-wheelset bogie; the critical speed of the vehicle of rigid-wheelset bogie is 316 km/h.
When the train goes through a curve, the bogie follows the curve first, bringing the carbody with it.
A delighted Bogie said: "It's a real privilege and a proud moment.
"We've lost our last two so it's important we start winning again, especially at home," said Bogie, who is likely to be without hamstrung centre-backs Chris Swailes and Carl Jones.
Mechanics, with 10 bogies to maintain, the last things you need are chewed up brake lines and suspension cylinder seals on an M1000 HET semitrailer.
The impact of the underframe's weight on the bogie as well as the unevenly distributed load of passengers is also measured.
'A bogie is an eight-wheel carriage having the capacity of 60 tons.
BHAWALPUR, December 26, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Lahore bound Tezgam Express on Saturday escaped a terrible accident narrowly when bogies of a goods train derailed and collided with the passenger train (Tezgam).