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instroke

[in-strohk] /ˈɪnˌstroʊk/
noun
1.
a stroke traveling in an inward direction.
2.
(in an engine) the stroke during which the piston moves into the cylinder.
Origin of instroke
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; in + stroke1
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