wrist pin
noun Date: 1853 a stud or pin that forms a journal (as in a crosshead) for a connecting rod

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  • wrist pin — Wrist Wrist, n. [OE. wriste, wrist, AS. wrist; akin to OFries. wriust, LG. wrist, G. rist wrist, instep, Icel. rist instep, Dan. & Sw. vrist, and perhaps to E. writhe.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The joint, or the region of the joint, between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wrist pin — wrist′ pin n. mac a pin joining the end of a connecting rod to the end of a piston rod • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • wrist pin — n. the stud or pin by which a connecting rod is attached to a piston, wheel, etc …   English World dictionary

  • wrist pin — noun pin joining a piston to a connecting rod • Syn: ↑gudgeon pin • Hypernyms: ↑pin * * * noun : a stud or pin that forms a journal (as in a crosshead or trunk piston) for a connecting rod see crosshead illustration * * * Mach. a pin joining the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrist pin — pin that joins a piston to a connecting rod …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wrist pin — Mach. a pin joining the end of a connecting rod to a trunk piston or the end of a piston rod. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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

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

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

  • Wrist — Wrist, n. [OE. wriste, wrist, AS. wrist; akin to OFries. wriust, LG. wrist, G. rist wrist, instep, Icel. rist instep, Dan. & Sw. vrist, and perhaps to E. writhe.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The joint, or the region of the joint, between the hand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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