wrist pin


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wrist pin

n.
A pin that attaches one end of a connecting rod to a wheel, crank, or piston. Also called gudgeon pin.

wrist pin

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a cylindrical boss or pin attached to the side of a wheel parallel with the axis, esp one forming a bearing for a crank
2. (Mechanical Engineering) US and Canadian the pin through the skirt of a piston in an internal-combustion engine, to which the little end of the connecting rod is attached. Also called (esp in Britain): gudgeon pin

wrist′ pin`


n.
a pin joining the end of a connecting rod to the end of a piston rod.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.wrist pin - pin joining a piston to a connecting rod
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
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