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piston

noun [C]  us   /ˈpɪs·tən/
an engine part, usually a short, solid tube or round, flat object, which moves up and down or forward and backward inside a cylinder, and causes other parts of an engine or machine to move
Translations of “piston”
in Arabic كَبّاس…
in Korean 피스톤…
in Malaysian omboh…
in French piston…
in Turkish piston…
in Italian pistone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 活塞…
in Russian поршень…
in Polish tłok…
in Vietnamese pittông, van đẩy…
in Spanish pistón, émbolo…
in Portuguese pistão…
in Thai ลูกสูบ…
in German der Kolben…
in Catalan pistó…
in Japanese ピストン(エンジンの一部)…
in Indonesian piston…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活塞发动机…
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