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- n. A bar in a steam engine connecting the ends of the side rods or levers of a backaction or side-lever engine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bar connecting the ends of the side rods or levers of a backaction or side-lever engine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a back-action steam-engine, the crosspiece which connects the side-bars at the opposite end from the cross-head. The connecting-rod in such engines reaches from the cross-tail to the crank.
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