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two-stroke
American English: /ˈtu ˌstroʊk/

adjective

  • (British English) two-cycle
    Example sentences
    • According to the EPA, two-stroke engines - which power a variety of other watercraft as well - are a leading source of toxic water pollution.
    • Mowers powered by two-stroke engines, for which gasoline and oil are mixed prior to ignition, are dirtiest.
    • See also the articles on Hemi engines, rotary engines and two-stroke engines.

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