outstroke definition

  • noun:
    • An outward stroke, particularly the swing of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft.
    • In a single-acting engine, the swing on which the piston or plunger moves outward; the swing when the room inclosed by the cylinder therefore the end of the piston increases; the stroke during which the piston travels away from the cylinder-head.
    • In mining, the privilege of working and conveying underground the coal from an adjoining royalty.
    • the stroke of an engine piston going toward the crankshaft

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