wrist pin


Definition of wrist pin

: a stud or pin that forms a journal (as in a crosshead) for a connecting rod

Examples of wrist pin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The wrist pin may crack and cause connecting rod failure. Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2021

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First Known Use of wrist pin

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Wrist pin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wrist%20pin. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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