Definitions

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  • adj. In which the gas mixture enters at one end of the cylinder controlled by the piston and the exhaust exits at the other.
  • adj. In which steam flows in one direction only in each half of the cylinder.

Etymologies

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uni- +‎ flow

Examples

  • This is merely a two stroke uniflow engine with a bizarre linkage arrangement.

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  • Existing high compression uniflow type engines have been built.

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  • External engines: General knowledge of types - simple, compound, triple expansion, quadruple, uniflow, Corilss, high speed and slide valve; specific knowledge of one type.

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