Four-cycle
Four-cycle Four"-cy`cle, n. (Thermodynamics) A four-stroke cycle, as the Otto cycle, for an internal-combustion engine. -- {Four"-cy`cle}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Four-cycle — Four cy cle, n. (Thermodynamics) A four stroke cycle, as the Otto cycle, for an internal combustion engine. {Four cy cle}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • four-cycle — [fôr′sī′kəl] adj. FOUR STROKE …   English World dictionary

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