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Synonyms for Piston

United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)

mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion

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This need has led to the development of piston pins made of titanium, which are lightweight and structurally stable.
The piston selected for designing and analyzing stress was the piston of petrol motor.
Make a habit of wiping down all aircraft pistons with a clean dry cloth before and after each flight and after you wash the aircraft.
The new piston has complex curved side panel forms that are inclined in two planes and closer together to support the piston crown.
The market for industrial engine piston rings is growing," said Jose Maria Ala-pont, Federal-Mogul president and chief executive officer.
Riken is also studying another proposal to introduce sophisticated machine tools at its existing factories in China and the United States to enable them to make piston rings equal in quality to those manufactured at the advanced Kashiwazaki factory, they said.
The start of production of Phenolic molding compounds for disc brake caliper pistons in Suzhou addresses to our customer's local supply needs for the automotive market in China.
The forward movement of the piston tends to reduce pressure, thus allowing the slug to be fired at maximum velocities.
Unlike true rotaxanes, they don't have bulky caps on the ends of the piston that prevent the cylinder from sliding off (SN: 12/13/97, p.
When oil flows into each hydraulic cylinder, the increased pressure pushes the piston at the other end.
The most common way of holding the crankshaft is to block piston travel by inserting an object into either the sparkplug hole or the exhaust port.
There has been tremendous interest from large enterprises to deploy OpenStack and opportunity for companies like Piston to deliver secure, private cloud solutions based on the open source cloud operating system.
com/research/j93p4w/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Piston System Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
Tenders are invited for Supply, installation, commissioning and handing over of following machines / equipments--Filament Lamp 40284190260 QTY-100, Piston Assly 557420 15036001210 20, Piston Assly 330 15036002100 QTY-20, Stub 16220173210 QTY-20, Piston 16036001700 QTY-10, Piston 16036001800 QTY-10, Gasket 4022151140 QTY-10, Gasket 40222100120 QTY-10, Stud 16220169900 QTY-10, Piston 14013006130 QTY-10, Piston 160036015700 QTY-10, Piston 16036015100 QTY-10, Sector 16260005000 QTY-10, Introducer 162100459010 QTY-10, Sintered Cutter 16020117000 10, Sintered Cutter 16020112600 QTY-10, Tube 16641.
Today, the piston type is usually the instrument of choice for precisely measuring rheological properties.