MacPherson strut


Mac·Pher·son strut

noun \mək-ˈfir-sən-, -ˈfər-\

Definition of MACPHERSON STRUT

:  a component of an automobile suspension consisting of a shock absorber mounted within a coil spring

Origin of MACPHERSON STRUT

Earle S. MacPherson †1960 American engineer
First Known Use: 1960

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