uniflow engine

uniflow engine

[′yü·nə‚flō ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
A steam engine in which steam enters the cylinder through valves at one end and escapes through openings uncovered by the piston as it completes its stroke.
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His aim for this year is to get the Victor uniflow engine, a possibly unique survivor of an industrial engine type from the early 20th century, working again.
The new CD Roaring Rock, featuring Meat Loaf, The Bangles and others, can be picked up free when you buy a pack of Esso Ultra or Uniflow engine oil.
The Musgrave engine house was built in 1910 at the Hafod copperworks site to house one of the first Uniflow engines ever manufactured.