noun. ['ˈpɪstən'] mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion.
- reciprocating engine
- piston ring
- mechanical device
- piston rod
- piston (French)
- pestone (Italian)
Rhymes with Piston
How do you pronounce piston?
Pronounce piston as ˈpɪstən.
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Sentences with piston
1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a small wire inside the piston's top to unseat the oil check ball.
Bad valves require a valve job while piston rings require a rebuild.
noun. United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976).