(in a feathering paddle wheel) any of the rods, meeting in a hub mounted eccentrically with the paddle-wheel shaft, for feathering the paddles while in the water.
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How to use radius rod in a sentence
If the radius rod on Walschaert gear is disabled, what should be done?The Traveling Engineers' Association | Anonymous
At last the sub-radius rod broke with our continual skidding, but I was able to get another at a hardware store on the way.Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan | Frances Halton Eva Hasell
Unless radius rod lifters can be uncoupled, leave a little slack in the blocking.The Traveling Engineers' Association | Anonymous