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wrist plate

noun, Machinery.
a platelike part of a mechanism, oscillating in its own plane, to which links or rods are attached by pins. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The wrist plate or spider has a rocking motion, being driven by an eccentric rod from the engine-shaft.

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  • M is a wrist plate pin by which the valve rod C can be released from the wrist plate.

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