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push rod

[′pu̇sh ‚räd]
(mechanical engineering)
A rod, as in an internal combustion engine, which is actuated by the cam to open and close the valves.
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The next generation of the SIG SAUER 556 rifle platform, the SIG556xi Series, brings the two-position, short-stroke gas pushrod to a true AR platform rifle.
Radiodetection announced the GatorCmn[R]4 pushrod video inspection system, featuring USB flash drive connectivity and new, ultra-robust, 1-inch and 2-inch high-resolution cameras.
PEARPOINT has announced the new P340 flexiprobe pushrod video inspection system, offering USB flash drive connectivity and new, ultra-robust, 1-inch (25-mm) and 2-inch (50-mm) high resolution cameras.
While research continued into the automation of the so-called pushrod setup used in LPE, scientists continued to look for new methods of crystal growth.
I pulled the pushrod to pack the bullet and powder as I looked up and saw the deer trying to cross the creek in front of me.
2-liter pushrod V8, an engine that is to acceleration what dynamite is to fishing.
The thermoplastic stirrup travels along the length of the orthosis and is attached to a pushrod that is attached to the eccentric cam.
75-litre pushrod turbo-charged V8 Rolls-Royce built motor that pumps out 290bhp and a whopping 487ft-lbs of torque - enough to launch the beast to 60mph in six seconds or so.
Jupiter sports cars were built from 1950 to 1954 and the Jowett-designed 1,486cc flat-four pushrod engine of 60-62bhp gave them considerable punch.
The final model, the 356C, featured disc brakes and two engine options, the most powerful pushrod engine Porsche ever produced: the 95 hp SC as well as the standard C at 75 hp.
Using pushrod suspension to enhance road response, the Porsche Carrera GT is fashioned after a racing vehicle and structured for speed.