double-acting


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double-acting

adj
1. (Mechanical Engineering) (of a reciprocating engine or pump) having a piston or pistons that are pressurized alternately on opposite sides. Compare single-acting
2. (General Engineering) (of a hinge, door, etc) having complementary actions in opposed directions

dou′ble-act′ing



adj.
1. accomplishing work or permitting movement in two directions.
2. having twice the usual strength or effectiveness.
[1835–45]
Translations

double-acting

[ˌdʌblˈæktɪŋ] ADJde doble acción
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