two-stroke cycle

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two-stroke cycle

[′tü ¦strōk ′sī·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
An internal combustion engine cycle completed in two strokes of the piston.
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There is a real danger from exhaust pollution because petroldriven two-stroke engines cause carbon monoxide, nitrous oxide, hydrocarbons and particulate matter.
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It was also decided that an effective and people-friendly strategy would be evolved for stopping operation of two-stroke engines, motorcycle rickshaws and smoke-emitting vehicles.
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Though two-stroke engines are routinely applied to lawn mowers and chainsaws, leaf blowers have become the target of many environmentalists.
He also recommended the ban on two-stroke engines and enforcement of permissible limit for vehicular emission which NESREA has completed arrangement for via the NVECP.