Definition of ball race in English:

ball race

Syllabification: ball race

noun

Mechanics
Either of the components of a ball bearing that have ring-shaped grooves in which the balls run.
More example sentences
  • Ball bearings consist of polished steel balls that ride in polished ball races.
  • The Mörrum has a lightweight one-piece aluminium spool, perfectly balanced, and running with turbine smoothness on oversized ball races.
  • Note that the ball race sets do not include the additional shafts & grease supplied in some.

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