Definition of Grease-gun

1. Noun. A hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine.

Exact synonyms: Gun
Generic synonyms: Pump

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grease-gun

grazing fire
grazing land
grease-gun (current term)
grease gun
grease guns
grease heel
grease money
grease monkey
grease monkeys
grease nipple
grease one's palms
grease payment
grease pit
grease pits
grease someone's palm
grease up

Literary usage of Grease-gun

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"POWERFUL GREASE GUN A powerful grease gun for filling universal joints and steering gears is illustrated. The barrel of the gun is a piece of G-in. pipe ..."

2. Automobile Repairshop Short-cuts: Over 1500 Time and Labor-saving Kinks by Motor World (1918)
"1272) HEAVY GREASE GUN By replacing the foot strap and base of an ordinary foot tire pump with a conical brass mouthpiece, a heavy grease gun is provided ..."

3. Automotive Repair: Instruction Manual of Repair Jobs by John Calvin Wright (1921)
"Insert nozzle of grease gun. 3. Fill housing with proper lubricant to required amount. 4. Whenever necessary remove old grease before filling. 5. ..."

4. The Horseless Age (1909)
"AIR-OPERATED GREASE GUN. In the same shop a grease gun operated by compressed air is used for filling the differential gear cases with grease. ..."

5. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1921)
"Mammoth Grease Gun for Garage Use 1 1. Courtesy of " Motor World" not work well. Mammoth Grease Gun. For the average shop which handles a good many cars a ..."

6. The American Cyclopedia of the Automobile: Or, Motor Cars and Motoring Self edited by Thomas Herbert Russell, Charles P. Root (1909)
"Grease Gun—A device for the injection of grease into bearings, etc.; ... Grease Pump—An injector for forcing grease into a bearing, etc.; a grease gun. ..."

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