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grease gun

[′grēs ‚gən]
(engineering)
A small hand-operated device that pumps grease under pressure into bearings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Advancing against fire from German automatic weapons, Private Shine and his two buddies fired their Grease Guns in short bursts on the run and severely wounded all three of the German defenders in their mad rush up the hill.
With wheels and coulters, a plow might have only a few, but a threshing machine or combine seemed to have a hundred (especially when you were all but standing on your head trying to reach each one, wipe it clean and slip the nozzle of a grease gun on the thing straight enough so the grease would go into the bearing, rather than squirting out to the side).
Clear Grease Guns can be ordered through the military supply channel: PN 12CMBLK, NSN 4930-01-550-8352 (pistol-grip model); PN11PGMBLK, NSN 4930-01-550-8348 (lever-style model).
Another option is to have one spacewalker clean the joint while the other uses the grease gun to lubricate it.
Table of materials for Grease Guns taken from the MRC and located in the Submarine Greasing Handbook.
There must be a law somewhere that says that grease guns are always empty after one and a half pulls on the lever; usually when you have just crawled underneath a machine and got yourself into a contorted position where you can both see the bearing and use the gun without incurring serious neck injury.
Molykote Food Grade EP White Bearing Greases can be applied by hand packing, hand operated grease guns, automatic greasing equipment and central lubricating systems.
His daily tasks included counting grease guns and spark plugs, sticking fuel oil tanks, and auditing river barges, a job that pushed the limits of intelligence to be sure.
Between 600,000 and 700,000 grease guns were made during WWII and saw their first action in France on D-Day in June 1944.
For more information on these grease guns, check out the manufacturer's website: http://cleargreaseguns.com/product_info.htm.
The bag contains two grease guns, scrapers and other gear needed to fix a 10ft-wide rotary joint that lets solar panels turn toward the sun.