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  1. Babbitt metal, babbitt(noun)

    an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction

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  1. babbitt metal(Noun)

    A soft white alloy of variable composition (as a nine parts of tin to one of copper, or of fifty parts of tin to five of antimony and one of copper) used in bearings to diminish friction.

  2. Origin: Named after inventor Isaac Babbitt.

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  1. Babbitt metal

    a soft white alloy of variable composition (as a nine parts of tin to one of copper, or of fifty parts of tin to five of antimony and one of copper) used in bearings to diminish friction

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