pairing element

pairing element

[′per·iŋ ‚el·ə·mənt]
(mechanical engineering)
Either of two machine parts connected to permit motion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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