Junk-ring

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Junk-ring a metal ring confining a fibrous piston-packing
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. juncus, a rush.

Usage

In literature:

The piston, junk ring, and packing rings are of cast iron.
"An Introduction to Machine Drawing and Design" by David Allan Low
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In news:

Found lots of junk but no luck on my wedding ring.
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