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starting-cylinder

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cylinder of comparatively small size by which the mechanism of a much larger engine may be put in motion.
  • n. The cylinder of a barring-engine.
  • n. A cylinder controlling the valve-gear of a larger engine and used to operate the gear in starting.

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