Definition of uniflow in English:


Line breaks: uni|flow
Pronunciation: /ˈjuːnɪfləʊ


  • Involving flow in one direction (used especially with reference to the flow of steam or gases through the cylinder in a steam or internal-combustion engine): a uniflow engine
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    • It is important, in using this valve, to have a uniflow shock absorber.
    • The prototype of the uniflow deduster was fabricated based on the sensitivity analysis.
    • This was a very successful uniflow engine, and is believed to be the only successful on-road uniflow design.

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