bottom dead centre

noun

engineering the position of the crank of a reciprocating engine when the piston is at its nearest point to the crankshaftAlso called: outer dead centre

Nearby words

  1. bottler,
  2. bottlewasher,
  3. bottom,
  4. bottom bolt,
  5. bottom break,
  6. bottom dog,
  7. bottom drawer,
  8. bottom drops out, the,
  9. bottom end,
  10. bottom feeder

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