Definition of Four-stroke internal-combustion engine

1. Noun. An internal-combustion engine in which an explosive mixture is drawn into the cylinder on the first stroke and is compressed and ignited on the second stroke; work is done on the third stroke and the products of combustion are exhausted on the fourth stroke.

Exact synonyms: Four-stroke Engine
Generic synonyms: Ice, Internal-combustion Engine

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Literary usage of Four-stroke internal-combustion engine

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1. Aero Engines: With a General Introductory Account of the Theory of the by George Arthur Burls (1915)
"THE exact formula for the horse-power of a single-acting four- stroke internal-combustion engine having N cylinders each of d inches bore and s inches ..."

2. The Principles of the Application of Power to Road Transport (a Series of by Harry Egerton Wimperis (1913)
"The indicator card for an ordinary four-stroke internal combustion engine is shown in Fig. 3, in which the negative area is shown shaded. ..."

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