grease nipple

A fitting fixed to a piece of machinery, used as an inlet for lubricating grease by means of a grease gun.

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  • nipple — [nip′əl] n. [earlier neble, prob. dim. of NEB] 1. the small protuberance on a breast or udder through which, in the female, the milk passes in suckling the young; teat 2. an artificial teatlike part, as of rubber, in the cap of a baby s nursing… …   English World dictionary

  • nipple — n. 1 a small projection in which the mammary ducts of either sex of mammals terminate and from which in females milk is secreted for the young. 2 the teat of a feeding bottle. 3 a device like a nipple in function, e.g. the tip of a grease gun. 4… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nipple — noun Etymology: earlier neble, nible, probably diminutive of neb, nib Date: circa 1530 1. the protuberance of a mammary gland upon which in the female the lactiferous ducts open and from which milk is drawn 2. a. an artificial teat through which… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nipple — /ˈnɪpəl / (say nipuhl) noun 1. a protuberance of the mamma or breast where, in the female, the milk ducts discharge; a teat. 2. something resembling it, as the mouthpiece of a nursing bottle. 3. a short piece of pipe with threads on each end,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Uropygial gland — The uropygial gland, or, more informally, the preen gland is a gland found in the large majority of birds that secretes an oil (preen oil) that birds use for preening. The chief compounds of preen oil are diester waxes called uropygiols.The gland …   Wikipedia

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