from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A connecting rod that transmits power to or is powered by a piston.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See piston, 1.
  • noun The stuffing-box of a piston.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a rod or bar in an engine that connects a piston to a crosshead

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun connecting rod that moves or is moved by a piston


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