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pistonnoun [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
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pistonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɪs.tən/ us   /ˈpɪs.tən/
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
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Translations of “piston”
in Korean 피스톤…
in Arabic كَبّاس…
in Malaysian omboh…
in French piston…
in Russian поршень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 活塞…
in Italian pistone…
in Turkish piston…
in Polish tłok…
in Spanish pistón, émbolo…
in Vietnamese pittông, van đẩy…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 活塞发动机…
in Indonesian piston…
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