blow-by
blowby low"by`, blow-by low"-by`(bl[=o]"b[imac]`), n. the leakage of gases from the combustion cylinder of an internal combustion engine between the piston and cylinder wall into the crankcase. [PJC]

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  • blow|by — «BLOH BY», noun. leakage of fuel, vapor, or pressure, between the piston and cylinder of an automobile …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow-by — blow′ by n. pl. bys aum leakage of combustion gases between a piston and the cylinder wall into the crankcase of an automobile • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • blow-by — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: blow by, v. : leakage of gas or liquid between a piston and its cylinder during operation * * * /bloh buy /, n., pl. blow bies. Auto. 1. leakage of the air fuel mixture or of combustion gases between a piston and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow-by — /bloh buy /, n., pl. blow bies. Auto. 1. leakage of the air fuel mixture or of combustion gases between a piston and the cylinder wall into the crankcase of an automobile. 2. a device, fitted to a crankcase, for conducting such gases back to the… …   Universalium

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  • blow-by — noun in an , any burnt or unburnt matter escaping from the cylinder, past the (worn) rings on the piston, and into the crankcase …   Wiktionary

  • blow-by — The mixture of fuel air which is lost past the piston rings and causes fumes that form acid and sludge in the crankcase and smoking from the oil filer hole. Generally there is a loss of engine power. Most are removed through the PCV system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • blow-by-blow — adj a blow by blow account/description etc an account that includes all the details of an event exactly as they happened ▪ Jenny bored us with a blow by blow account of her holiday …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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