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Etymology

1. piston

noun. ['ˈpɪstən'] mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion.

Synonyms

  • reciprocating engine
  • piston ring
  • mechanical device
  • piston rod

Etymology

  • piston (French)
  • pestone (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Piston Ring

  • kwok-shing
  • yenching
  • upswing
  • qingming
  • ginting
  • chongqing
  • chang-ming
  • xiaoping
  • unring
  • string
  • spring
  • peking
  • mei-ling
  • beijing
  • thwing
  • swing
  • sting
  • sling
  • schwing
  • pring
  • kring
  • kling
  • gring
  • fling
  • dring
  • cling
  • bring
  • zing
  • ying
  • xing

Example sentences of the word piston-ring


1. Noun Phrase
Blow-by refers to the amount of gas that makes it past the piston rings and into the crankcase.

2. Noun Phrase
These piston ring seals prevent the gasoline from flowing past the pistons and down into the oil.

3. Noun Phrase
When the piston rings get stuck in the grooves, they can't seal or wipe the cylinder walls.

4. Noun Phrase
Inspect the piston ring and valve seals to ensure they are air-tight.

2. Piston

noun. United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976).

3. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] sound loudly and sonorously.

Synonyms

  • knell
  • tintinnabulate
  • ding
  • peal
  • go
  • sound
  • dingdong

Antonyms

  • begin
  • go off
  • stop
  • appear

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] ring or echo with sound.

Synonyms

  • consonate
  • bong
  • resound
  • reecho
  • sound
  • go
  • reverberate

Antonyms

  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome
  • broken

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification.

Synonyms

  • toll
  • go
  • sound

Antonyms

  • vowel
  • consonant
  • unsound
  • unhealthy

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a characteristic sound.

Antonyms

  • stifle

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a toroidal shape.

Synonyms

  • halo
  • toroid
  • annulus
  • fairy circle
  • anchor ring
  • doughnut

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling.

Synonyms

  • key ring
  • rim
  • carabiner
  • karabiner
  • wagon wheel
  • collar
  • towel ring
  • curtain ring
  • nose ring
  • napkin ring
  • barrel
  • band
  • snap ring
  • cask
  • hoop
  • tyre

Antonyms

  • unbind
  • defend
  • uncover
  • diverge

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. ring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.

Synonyms

  • telecommunicate
  • cell phone
  • phone
  • call up
  • dial
  • call
  • call in

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. ring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).

Synonyms

  • band
  • slip

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • interest
  • untie

Etymology

  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hring (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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