piston ring

noun

Definition of piston ring

: a springy split metal ring for sealing the gap between a piston and the cylinder wall

Examples of piston ring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 Last month Kia recalled over 147,000 2020 and 2021 Soul and Seltos SUVs due to the piston ring problem. CBS News, 5 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of piston ring

1754, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piston ring was in 1754

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“Piston ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piston%20ring. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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