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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: piston (0.00907 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to piston.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: piston seher
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Piston Piston n 1: United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976) [syn: Walter Piston ] 2: mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion [syn: plunger]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Piston Piston \Pis"ton\, n. [F. piston; cf. It. pistone piston, also pestone a large pestle; all fr. L. pinsere, pistum, to pound, to stamp. See Pestle, Pistil.] (Mach.) A sliding piece which either is moved by, or moves against, fluid pressure. It usually consists of a short cylinder fitting within a cylindrical vessel along which it moves, back and forth. It is used in steam engines to receive motion from the steam, and in pumps to transmit motion to a fluid; also for other purposes. [1913 Webster] Piston head (Steam Eng.), that part of a piston which is made fast to the piston rod. Piston rod, a rod by which a piston is moved, or by which it communicates motion. Piston valve (Steam Eng.), a slide valve, consisting of a piston, or connected pistons, working in a cylindrical case which is provided with ports that are traversed by the valve. [1913 Webster]


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