a rod communicating the rectilinear motion of a piston to the small end of a connecting rod or elsewhere.
the rod that connects the piston of a reciprocating steam engine to the crosshead
a less common name for a connecting rod
- Piston slap
noun 1. the characteristic sound of a seriously worn piston in a cylinder (usually of the engine of a motor car)
[pee-stoo] /piˈstu/ 1. a paste or sauce from Provençe made of basil, garlic, olive oil, and sometimes Parmesan cheese and tomato paste. 2. a vegetable soup flavored with pistou.
[pit] /pɪt/ noun 1. a naturally formed or excavated hole or cavity in the ground: pits caused by erosion; clay pits. 2. a covered or concealed excavation in the ground, serving as a trap. 3. Mining. 4. the abode of evil spirits and lost souls; hell: an evil inspiration from the pit. 5. the pits, […]
[pee-tuh] /ˈpi tə/ noun 1. a fiber obtained from plants of the genera Agave, Aechmea, etc., used for cordage, mats, etc. 2. any of these plants. [pee-tah, -tuh] /ˈpi tɑ, -tə/ noun 1. a round, flat Middle Eastern bread that is often filled with meat, peppers, etc., to make a sandwich. /ˈpiːtə/ noun 1. any […]