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flinger

[ fling-er ]
/ ˈflɪŋ ər /
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noun

a person or thing that flings.
Also called slinger, thrower. a device, mounted on a rotating shaft, for throwing lubricant onto a bearing or for keeping grit out of a bearing by centrifugal force.

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Origin of flinger

First recorded in 1490–1500; fling + -er1
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