from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mech., the band of iron which embraces the circumference of an eccentric, and within which it revolves. The eccentric-rod is attached to it. Also called eccentric-hoop.
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The eccentric-strap and flywheel are cast iron, and the other portions of the engine are of brass.
"The forward eccentric-strap screw's dropped off," said the engineer, investigating.