Meaning of PISTON in English

PISTON

A round or cylindrical plug, which closed at one end and open at the other. It slides up and down in the cylinder . It is attached to the connecting rod and when the fuel charge is fired, will transfer the force of the explosion to the connecting rod then to the crankshaft . Also see accumulator piston , autothermic piston , belted piston , cam-ground piston , and slipper piston .

English dictionary of automotive terms.      Английский словарь автомобильных терминов.