from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a rod by which a piston is moved, or by which it communicates motion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. connecting rod that moves or is moved by a piston


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