Sabathé's cycle

Sa·​ba·​thé's cycle | \ ¦sabə¦tāz- \

Definition of Sabathé's cycle

: 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

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History and Etymology for Sabathé's cycle

probably from the name Sabathé

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“Sabathé's cycle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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