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A connecting rod that transmits power to or is powered by a piston.
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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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a rod that transmits the motion of a piston in an engine or pump.
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|Noun||1.||piston 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)
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