four-stroke

[fawr-strohk, fohr-]

Origin of four-stroke

First recorded in 1895–1900
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four-stroke

adjective
  1. relating to or designating an internal-combustion engine in which the piston makes four strokes for every explosionUS and Canadian name: four-cycle Compare two-stroke
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