Definition of thrust bearing in English:
A bearing designed to take a load in the direction of the axis of a shaft, especially one transmitting the thrust of a propeller shaft to the hull of a ship.
- A box-like structure on the propeller shaft, the thrust bearing transfers propulsive force from the propeller shaft to the hull of the ship.
- A flange on the end of the shaft shows where the thrust bearing has been removed.
- In 1905 A. G. M. Mitchell patented the thrust bearing for improved propulsion of ships.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.