Ball bearing

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A friction-reducing device consisting of hard steel balls in a circular race; also applied to some pieces of equipment, such as a swivel-type double-tube core barrel, in diamond drilling using ball bearings as load-bearing members on rotating parts. See also: bearing

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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