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Meaning of flinger

fling•er

Pronunciation: (fling'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that flings.
  2. Also calleda device, mounted on a rotating shaft, for throwing lubricant onto a bearing or for keeping grit out of a bearing by centrifugal force.
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