piston rod


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piston rod

n.
A connecting rod that transmits power to or is powered by a piston.
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piston rod

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) the rod that connects the piston of a reciprocating steam engine to the crosshead
2. (Automotive Engineering) a less common name for a connecting rod
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pis′ton rod`


n.
a rod that transmits the motion of a piston in an engine or pump.
[1780–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piston rod - connecting rod that moves or is moved by a pistonpiston rod - connecting rod that moves or is moved by a piston
connecting rod - a rod that transmits motion (especially one that connects a rotating wheel to a reciprocating shaft)
piston, plunger - mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
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Translations

piston rod

n (Aut) → biella
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References in classic literature ?
The slender expressive fingers, forever active, for- ever striving to conceal themselves in his pockets or behind his back, came forth and became the piston rods of his machinery of expression.
The magnetic-grating-like stroke-sensing cylinder investigated in this research is composed of a piston rod, permanent magnet, and a Hall sensor, as shown in Figure 1.
The other definitions in the above equations include: module of elasticity of the rod material E; geometrical moment of inertia for solid circular cross-section I = [[pi]d.sup.4]/64, where d is a diameter of piston rod; [L.sub.e] is an effective length depending on the type of mounting, n is a safety factor, [lambda] is a slenderness ratio ([lambda] = 4[L.sub.k]/d); critical slenderness [??] here [R.sub.e] is a yield strength of the piston rod material.
Okularczyk [6] set up a stuffing box (packing box) packing test in a water hydraulic system and obtained variable friction coefficients for guide rings made of a PTFE composite when the piston rod velocitywas altered.
The SS-7 is designed to be embedded into a hydraulic cylinder and utilizes the gun-drilled piston rod as a target, sensing it's position with-out the need for a magnet.
* An extended piston rod guide that accommodates high off-axis forces.
This force pushes the piston rod that is connected to the load.
Double-acting, through rod Double-ended piston rod which acts as a normal double-acting cylinder but mechanical connections can be made to both ends of through rod.
The diameters of the piston rod and the piston are 8 mm and 20 mm, respectively.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles to fix a defective front shock absorber piston rod. According to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, the defective rod can break in some cases, leading to safety issues.
It gives high dynamic feed forces of up to 17,000N and the piston rod is protected against rotating for additional reliability.