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noun Machinery.
a bearing consisting of cylindrical or tapered rollers running between races in two concentric rings, one of which is mounted on a rotating or oscillating part, as a shaft.
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Origin of roller bearing

First recorded in 1855–60
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roller bearing

noun
a bearing in which a shaft runs on a number of hardened-steel rollers held within a cage
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