1. : a small hand pump for forcing grease under pressure into bearings2. : a submachine gun that resembles a grease gun
* * *a hand-operated pump for greasing bearings under pressure.[1915-20]
* * *grease gun nounA lubricating pump• • •Main Entry: ↑grease
* * *a tool used for forcing grease into machine partsThesaurus: general hand toolshyponym
* * *grease gun,a tubelike device with a handle and piston, used to force grease into bearings on automobiles, machinery, etc.
* * *n. a device for pumping grease under pressure to a particular point
* * *ˈgrease gun 7 [grease gun grease guns] nouna tool for applying ↑grease to moving parts of a machine, etc.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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grease gun — grease gun, grease gun grease gun . A device held in the hand, having a supply of grease and attached to a reservoir of pressurized air, used to force grease between adjacent moving parts of a machine, especially in the bearings of motor vehicles … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
grease-gun — grease gun, grease gun grease gun . A device held in the hand, having a supply of grease and attached to a reservoir of pressurized air, used to force grease between adjacent moving parts of a machine, especially in the bearings of motor vehicles … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Grease gun — can mean: *Grease gun (tool), a common workshop tool used for lubrication *M3 submachine gun, commonly nicknamed grease gun … Wikipedia
grease gun — grease ,gun noun count a tool used for forcing grease into machine parts … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
grease gun — grease′ gun n. mac a hand operated pump for greasing bearings under pressure … From formal English to slang
grease gun — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms grease gun : singular grease gun plural grease guns a tool used for forcing grease into machine parts … English dictionary
grease gun — A small, hand operated pump that can be loaded with grease and used for lubricating the grease fittings on a vehicle. Adapters can be attached to the grease gun so that grease can be forced even into sealed bearings … Dictionary of automotive terms
Grease Gun — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. M3 (Maschinenpistole) … Deutsch Wikipedia
grease gun — noun a) a levered device for forcing grease into machinery. b) (colloquial, due to its appearance) a small machine gun, particularly the .45 calibre M3 used by the US in WW2 … Wiktionary
grease gun — n. device used to force grease into machinery; (Slang) submachine gun … English contemporary dictionary