out of round


out of round
[1] Something that is not completely circular. For instance a wire wheel may be true in that it does not wobble from side to side, but it may have a flat spot. A condition where engine cylinder bore has greater wear at one diameter than another
[2] The condition of brake drum when it has become distorted and is no longer perfectly round. In many cases an out of round brake drum can be salvaged by resurfacing on a brake lathe

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