Definition of piston displacement
: the volume displaced by a piston in a cylinder (as in a pump or an engine) in a single stroke : the product of piston travel and cross-sectional area of the containing cylinder
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
- Why is there a 'd' in 'fridge' but not in 'refrigerator'?
- 'All Intensive Purposes' or 'All Intents and Purposes'?
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?