BUSH . (1) (A word
See also:common to many
See also:languages, meaning " a
See also:wood," cf. the Ger . Busch, Fr. bois, Ital. bosco, and the med .
See also:Lat. boscus), a
See also:shrub or
See also:group of shrubs, especially of those
See also:plants whose branches grow low and thick . Collectively " the bush " is used in
See also:British colonies, particularly in
See also:Australasia and South Africa, for the
See also:tract of
See also:country covered with
See also:brush-wood not yet cleared for cultivation . From the
See also:custom of
See also:hanging a bush as a sign outside a
See also:tavern comes the
See also:proverb "
See also:wine needs no bush." (2) (From a Teutonic word meaning " a box," cf. the Ger . Rad-buchse, a
See also:wheel box, and the termination of "
See also:blunderbuss " and " arquebus "; the derivation from the Fr. bouche, a mouth, is not correct), a lining frequently inserted in the
See also:bearings of machinery . When a
See also:shaft and the bearing in which it rotates are made of the same
See also:metal, the two surfaces are in certain cases
See also:apt to " seize " and abrade each other . To prevent this, bushes of some dissimilar metal are employed; thus a shaft of mild
See also:steel or wrought iron may be made to run in hard
See also:cast steel, cast iron,
See also:bronze or Babbitt metal . The last, having a low melting point, may be cast about the shaft for which it is to
See also:form a bearing .
BUSENBAUM (or BUSEMBAUM), HERMANN (1600-1668)
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