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The point at the end of each stroke of a moving crank and connecting rod at which the two lie in the same straight line and the turning force applied by the connecting rod is zero. Also called dead point.
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|Noun||1.||dead center - the position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque|
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