outstroke

outstroke

[out-strohk]
noun
1.
a stroke in an outward direction.
2.
(in an engine) the stroke during which the piston rod moves outward from the cylinder.

Origin:
1850–55; out- + stroke1

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outstroke

noun
the stroke of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft 
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