piston pin

piston pin
noun Date: 1897 wrist pin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • piston pin — A steel pin that is passed through the piston, it is used as a base upon which to fasten the upper end of the connecting rod. It is round and may be hollow. Also called wrist pin or gudgeon pin. See floating piston pin …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • piston pin — noun : wrist pin * * * piston pin, a shaft connecting the piston to the connecting rod in automobile engines …   Useful english dictionary

  • piston pin. — See wrist pin. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • piston pin. — See wrist pin. [1895 1900] …   Useful english dictionary

  • piston pin circlip — A circlip which is used on either end of the piston pin to hold the pin in place …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • piston pin end — The small end of the connecting rod through which the piston pin is inserted …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • piston pin boss — See piston boss …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • floating piston pin — A piston pin which is not locked in the connecting rod or the piston, but is free to turn or oscillate in both the connecting rod and the piston …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Piston motion equations — The motion of a non offset piston connected to a crank through a connecting rod (as would be found in internal combustion engines), can be expressed through several mathematical equations. This article shows how these motion equations are derived …   Wikipedia

  • pin — A small cylinder used for fastening something or as a pivot. See bonnet pin carbon pin cotter pin dowel pin floating piston pin fulcrum pin gudgeon pin boss gudgeon pin circlip gudgeon pin end …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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