Cylinder

Technology / Motorcycle / Cylinder: The tube-shaped sleeves that house the pistons in an engine and where the fuel/air mixture is drawn for combustion.

Cylinder Head

Technology / Motorcycle / Cylinder Head: A casting that caps the cylinder and contains the valves and combustion chamber. MORE

Master Cylinder

Technology / Motorcycle / Master Cylinder: A Master Cylinder for a motorcycle is usually located in two places. The front master cylinder is positioned on the right handlebar where the front brake lever can easily activate it to control the fr MORE

Vascular Cylinder

Science / Biology / Vascular Cylinder: A central column formed by the vascular tissue of a plant root; surrounded by parenchymal ground tissue. MORE

Flat Twin

Technology / Motorcycle / Flat Twin: A two cylinder internal combustion engine with the cylinders arranged on opposite sides of the crankshaft. The best known example is the "traditional’ (since 1923) BMW motorcycle engine, where it is MORE

Boxer Twin

Technology / Motorcycle / Boxer Twin: A horizontal engine configuration with the two pistons opposing each other, commonly found on BMW twin-cylinder motorcycles. The term comes from the resemblance of fists coming towards each other. MORE

Inline 4

Technology / Motorcycle / Inline 4: An Inline 4 is an engine having four cylinders in a row. MORE

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