Definition of Reciprocating engine

1. Noun. An internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders.




Definition of Reciprocating engine

1. Noun. piston engine ¹

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Literary usage of Reciprocating engine

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1. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1911)
"Comparison of the Steam Turbine and reciprocating engine. ... In the reciprocating engine this energy is at once utilized in doing work on a moving piston ..."

2. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1920)
"Comparison of the Steam Turbine and reciprocating engine. ... In the reciprocating engine this energy is at once utilized in doing work on a moving piston; ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"303 D. The reciprocating engine in Marine Practice and Its Probable Future. ... 396 D. Steam Engines The Turbine and reciprocating engine for Naval Purposes ..."

4. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1910)
"The combined apparatus gains in the ability of the turbine to do what the reciprocating engine is not able to do. This must be kept in mind when comparing ..."

5. The Steam-engine, Its History and Mechanism: Being Descriptions and by Robert Scott Burn (1854)
"Although in many respects resembling at first sight an engine of the rotatory plan, it is nevertheless a reciprocating engine, only differing, ..."

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