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piston

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪs.tən/ us  
a short, solid piece of metal that moves up and down inside a cylinder in an engine to press the fuel into a small space and to send the power produced by it to the wheels
Translations of “piston”
in Korean 피스톤…
in Arabic كَبّاس…
in French piston…
in Turkish piston…
in Italian pistone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 活塞…
in Russian поршень…
in Polish tłok…
in Spanish pistón, émbolo…
in Portuguese pistão…
in German der Kolben…
in Catalan pistó…
in Japanese ピストン(エンジンの一部)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活塞发动机…
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