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  • n. Plural form of piston.


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  • This translated into an increased cost as increase in estimate cost to perform at a certain of its long term pistons contract.

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  • It is a six-cylinder, side-valve engine with three-inch (75mm) diameter pistons, which is about a two-litre, and puts out about

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  • Anybody remember the intro music for the Chicago Bulls? ask him if Indiana will ever be good at football. but the pistons were the ones to make a big deal out of intro's when the bad boys were announced to

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  • She goes upon two wheels, which are her feet, and are moved by bright steel legs called pistons; these are propelled by steam, and in proportion as more steam is applied to the upper extremities (the hip-joints, I suppose) of these pistons, the faster they move the wheels; and when it is desirable to diminish the speed, the steam, which unless suffered to escape would burst the boiler, evaporates through a safety-valve into the air.

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  • Federal-Mogul, a maker of car parts such as pistons and spark plugs, said net income fell to $3 million compared with $89.6 million a year earlier.

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  • Because the pistons are always moving in opposite directions to one another, they cancel out most of the stress they’d otherwise transfer into the engine block.

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  • May 11th, 2007 at 11: 20 am the simple reality is that the pistons are a better team than the bulls; gasol alone wouldn’t change that.

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  • Gadgets such as pistons, rods, etc. can have their positions edited after being placed

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  • Apart from that, the engine employs lighter moving parts such as pistons, connecting rods and a compact oil pump, which provides approximately 30 percent reduction in friction loss.

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  • Julio is requesting the loan to buy spare parts, such as pistons, rings, rods, motor seal removers, and motor correctors in order to provide his customers with better service.

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