Richards's indicator


Rich·​ards's indicator
: a steam-engine indicator using a straight-line reducing motion between the working piston and the recording stylus or pencil which makes it suitable for use on high-speed engines

Word History


after Charles B. Richards †1919 American engineer, its inventor

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“Richards's indicator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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