noting or pertaining to an internal-combustion engine in which two strokes are required to complete a cycle (two-stroke cycle) one to admit and compress air or an air-fuel mixture and one to ignite fuel, do work, and scavenge the cylinder.
two-cycle engines historically are the preferred choice among light industrial and recreational equipment manufacturers.
It resembles the far away sound of a two-cycle engine that reverberates slowly and increases in tempo.
British Dictionary definitions for two-cycle
(US & Canadian) relating to or designating an internal-combustion engine whose piston makes two strokes for every explosion Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) two-stroke See four-stroke