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outstroke

[ out-strohk ]
/ ˈaʊtˌstroʊk /
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noun
a stroke in an outward direction.
(in an engine) the stroke during which the piston rod moves outward from the cylinder.
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Origin of outstroke

First recorded in 1850–55; out- + stroke1
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