Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a rotary engine or pump, a disk or wheel carrying at its outer margin one or more pistons.
  • n. In a chain-pump, a wheel carrying an endless chain to which are attached pistons working in a tube or barrel. See rotary engine (under rotary), and chain-pump.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.