scavenge stroke

scavenging stroke

noun

(in a reciprocating engine) the stroke of a piston in a four-stroke cycle that pushes the burnt gases out as exhaustAlso called: exhaust stroke

Nearby words

  1. scaup,
  2. scauper,
  3. scaur,
  4. scavenge,
  5. scavenge pump,
  6. scavenger,
  7. scavenger beetle,
  8. scavenger hunt,
  9. scavenger's daughter,
  10. scd

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