relating to or designating an internal-combustion engine whose piston makes two strokes for every explosion: US and Canadian word: two-cycle Compare four-stroke
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use two-stroke in a sentence
This style of motorcycle has a smaller motor, which is usually of the two-stroke type, single cylinder.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
American design yields two apparently successful two-stroke cycle aero engines.A History of Aeronautics | E. Charles Vivian
On the other hand internal-combustion two-stroke-cycle piston engines had been built and used successfully in a limited way.The Wright Brothers' Engines and Their Design | Leonard S. Hobbs.
A 3-cylinder two-stroke cycle engine therefore has the same capacity to do work as a 6-cylinder four-stroke cycle engine.The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928 | Robert B. Meyer
Some engines are worked on the "two-stroke-cycle" principle; in this case, there are only two strokes for each impulse.The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out | Fred T. Hodgson