Technology / Motorcycle / Four Stroke Engine: The most common engine design found in street motorcycles. It refers to the number of times a piston moves up and down through each power cycle. 1. A downward stroke brings in the fuel/air mixture. 2. an upward stroke compresses the fuel/air mixture. 3. a downward stroke results when that mixture is ignited and expands (also known as the Power Stroke). 4. and finally an upward stroke expels the exhaust gases.
Engine Adjective Synonyms: motor, machine, mechanism, appliance, apparatus, locomotive
Stroke Verb Synonyms: flourish, movement, gesture, mark, dash, splash
Stroke Adjective Synonyms: blow, rap, tap, thump, knock, smack, whack, swipe, slam, strike, wallop
Stroke Noun Synonyms: action, motion, go, move, movement, feat, achievement
Technology / Aviation / Radial Engine: A reciprocating aircraft engine in which all of the cylinders are arranged radially, or spoke-like, around a small crankcase. Also referred to as round engines. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Process Reengineering: The process of improving business practices or methods by creating and implementing new processes or making changes to existing processes. MORE