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piston

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪstən/

Translation of piston in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • émbolo (masculine), pistón (masculine) piston stroke carrera (feminine) del émbolo
    Example sentences
    • Besides leaving salt deposits, rusting internal parts and causing valve damage, water in an engine also makes short work of pistons and cylinders.
    • The central control circuit then sends a control signal to the driver's circuit for the accumulator piston.
    • The aluminum block has ductile iron cylinder liners and is filled with JE pistons.

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