Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

oscillating engine

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a steam engine having piston rods connected directly to the crankshaft and cylinders oscillating on trunnions.
Show More

Origin of oscillating engine

First recorded in 1815–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018