piston displacement

noun

: 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

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“Piston displacement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piston%20displacement. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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