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The parts are in correct mechanical balance because two pistons are on the upstroke while the other two are descending.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
This is characterized by a long sweeping upstroke, and the recurving downstroke cuts the staff about in half.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
During the upstroke the cup collapses inwards and allows air to pass by it.
After the downstroke is completed, the teeth A will cut on the upstroke, the teeth B cutting on the downstroke, etc.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
During an upstroke this closes, and the other opens; the reverse happening during a downstroke.
British Dictionary definitions for upstroke
- an upward stroke or movement, as of a pen or brush
- the mark produced by such a stroke