babbitts; babbitted; babbitting

Definitions of babbitt
  1. noun
    an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction
    synonyms: Babbitt metal
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    type of:
    alloy, metal
    a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
  2. verb
    line with a Babbitt metal
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    type of:
    cover the interior of
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