instroke definition

  • noun:
    • An inward swing, especially a piston stroke moving away from the crankshaft.
    • An inward swing; specif., in a steam or other engine, a stroke where piston is moving away from the crank shaft; -- in opposition to outstroke.
    • In an engine, that stroke where the plunger goes into to the cylinder; in a single-acting motor, the exhaust swing.
    • the stroke of an engine piston leaving the crankshaft

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