MacPherson strut

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noun Mac·Pher·son strut \mək-ˈfir-sən-, -ˈfər-\

Definition of MacPherson strut

  1. :  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: 1960


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