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piston rod

noun
1.
a rod communicating the rectilinear motion of a piston to the small end of a connecting rod or elsewhere.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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piston rod

noun
1.
the rod that connects the piston of a reciprocating steam engine to the crosshead
2.
a less common name for a connecting rod
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