Sabathé's cycle

noun

Sa·​ba·​thé's cycle
¦sabə¦tāz-
: a cycle of operations in internal-combustion engines in which the combustion takes place partly explosively and partly at constant pressure and which resembles partly the Otto cycle and partly the Diesel cycle

Word History

Etymology

probably from the name Sabathé

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“Sabathé's cycle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sabath%C3%A9%27s%20cycle. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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