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Babbitt metal, babbitt(noun)
an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction
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.
Origin: Named after inventor Isaac Babbitt.
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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