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Once the latter was created, the piston-engine helicopter became moot.
Day 2 coring the Miss. River Delta Front: recovering a long piston core.
Care and maintenance are as simple as wiping the gun off and applying a dab of oil instead of worrying about gas pistons, forearm nuts or recoil springs.
Tate, the defending Seafair champion, drove the U-9 Les Schwab Tires to a win in Heat 1B. Jimmy King in the U-3 Grigg’s Ace Hardware, the only piston-powered boat in the turbine fleet, was second.
The mechanic later showed me the piston and it was destroyed.
Since a track-day car that goes like hell and doesn't stop is a car that crashes, Chevy fits huge 15.4-inch (391mm) brake rotors in front with six-piston Brembo calipers that use every millimeter of space inside the 19-inch diameter wheel.
CELTICS TRADE BRADLEY TO PISTONS The Detroit Pistons traded forward Marcus Morris to Boston for guard Avery Bradley and a second-round draft pick in 2019.
The high-performance braking system brings all that go to a whoa in a hurry, thanks to six-piston front brake calipers and four-piston rears.
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PISTON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of piston for English Language Learners
: a part of an engine that moves up and down inside a tube and that causes other parts of the engine to move
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