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link motion

noun
  1. a mechanism controlling the valves of a steam engine, consisting of a slotted link terminating in a pair of eccentrics
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Historical Examples

  • Stephenson's link-motion valve-gear is used on most locomotives.

    The Story of Great Inventions

    Elmer Ellsworth Burns

  • Mr. Baldwin's characteristic reply was, "Then they shall have link-motion hereafter."