HyperDic: reciprocating_engine

English > 1 sense of the expression reciprocating engine:
NOUNartifactreciprocating enginean internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
English > reciprocating engine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders.
Partscrankcasehousing for a crankshaft
crankshaftA rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank
engine block, cylinder block, blockA metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine
piston, plungermechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
Broaderinternal-combustion engine, ICEA heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace
Catalanmotor d'explosió

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