disk spring

disk spring

[′disk ‚spriŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical spring that consists of a disk or washer supported by one force (distributed by a suitable chuck or holder) at the periphery and by an opposing force on the center or hub of the disk.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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