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gudgeon pin

noun, British
Origin of gudgeon pin
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The gudgeon pin is hardened, ground and secured in connecting rod, and is allowed to work in piston.

    Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
  • The gudgeon pin was broken in half and the connecting rod was waggling about merrily in the cylinder.

British Dictionary definitions for gudgeon pin

gudgeon pin

(Brit) the pin through the skirt of a piston in an internal-combustion engine, to which the little end of the connecting rod is attached US and Canadian name wrist pin
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