grease gun

grease gun
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.

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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 — noun 1. : a small hand pump for forcing grease under pressure into bearings 2. : a submachine gun that resembles a grease gun * * * a hand operated pump for greasing bearings under pressure. [1915 20] * * * grease gun noun A lubricating pump • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 (tool) — A grease gun is a common workshop and garage tool used for lubrication. The purpose of the grease gun is to apply lubricant through an aperture to a specific point, usually on a grease fitting. The channels behind the grease nipple lead to where… …   Wikipedia

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