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indicator diagram

Syllabification: in·di·ca·tor di·a·gram

Definition of indicator diagram in English:

noun

A diagram of the variation of pressure and volume within a cylinder of a reciprocating engine.
Example sentences
  • They enthusiastically took up the innovation and soon found they could use the indicator diagram to give a direct measure of an engine's power subject to certain requirements.
  • It is computed using indicator diagrams which measure conditions in the cylinders.

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