American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An outward stroke, especially the stroke of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a single-acting engine, the stroke on which the piston or plunger moves outward; the stroke during which the space inclosed by the cylinder and the end of the piston increases; the stroke during which the piston travels away from the cylinder-head.
- n. In mining, the privilege of working and conveying underground the coal from an adjoining royalty.
- n. the stroke of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft
““We are better,” Phrynus insisted, “we can outstroke any count you make.””
“If she squeezes her muscles just as he is at the end of his outstroke, well ...”
“As the ridge of the phallus head passes by the G-spot, on the outstroke, it gets 'caught' on the enhanced muscles and provides much more stimulation to the G-spot area.”
“The motor on the outstroke crosses V-shaped parts about from one-sixth to one-seventh from the out end, the displacer charge now passing into the motor cylinder, displacing the exhaust gases by these ports and filling the cylinder and the space at the end of it with the explosive mixture.”
“Its cycle is: First outstroke, gas and air sucked into the cylinder; first instroke, gas and air compressed into space; second outstroke, impulse due to ignition; second instroke, discharge of exhausted gases.”
“He might not be able to outstroke the Senator, though.”
“ P rob1: draw the profile of disc cam to given uniform velocity motion to the knife edged follower during outstroke of 60mm during 1 st half revolution.”
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