piston ring


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piston ring

n.
An adjustable split metal ring that fits around a piston and seals the gap between the piston and the cylinder wall.

piston ring

n
(Automotive Engineering) a split ring, usually made of cast iron, that fits into a groove on the rim of a piston to provide a spring-loaded seal against the cylinder wall

pis′ton ring`


n.
a metal ring, split so it can expand, placed around a piston to ensure a tight fit in the cylinder of an engine.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piston ring - seal consisting of a split metal ring that seals the gap between a piston and the cylinder wallpiston ring - seal consisting of a split metal ring that seals the gap between a piston and the cylinder wall
piston, plunger - mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
seal - fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
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piston ring

n (Aut) → fascia elastica
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