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piston pin

  1. wrist pin.
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Origin of piston pin

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • The overheating of the piston can also result from that of the piston-pin.

    Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants

    R. E. Mathot

  • It is important that the bearing at the piston-pin be formed of two parts which can be adjusted to take up the wear.

  • This piston-pin setscrew construction had become a standard arrangement in automobile practice.