Definition of MacPherson strut
: a component of an automobile suspension consisting of a shock absorber mounted within a coil spring
Origin and Etymology of macpherson strut
Earle S. MacPherson †1960 American engineer
First Known Use: 1960See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up MacPherson strut? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).