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cross-compound

[kraws-kom-pound, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈkɒm paʊnd, ˈkrɒs-/
adjective
1.
(of a compound engine or turbine) having the high-pressure and low-pressure units side by side.
Compare tandem-compound.
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Examples for cross-compound
  • The cylinders are of different diameters in a cross-compound engine.
  • On cross-compound units if a field is applied while on turning gear, extreme caution is exercised.

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