Definition of Instroke

1. Noun. The stroke of an engine piston moving away from the crankshaft.

Generic synonyms: Cam Stroke, Stroke, Throw



Definition of Instroke

1. n. An inward stroke; specif., in a steam or other engine, a stroke in which the piston is moving away from the crank shaft; -- opposed to outstroke.

Definition of Instroke

1. an inward stroke [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Instroke

institutive
institutively
institutor
institutors
instop
instore
instrascene dynamic range
instratified
instream
instream cover
instream flow incremental methodology
instreaming
instrengthen
instress
instrew
instroke (current term)
instrokes
instruct
instructed
instructer
instructers
instructeth
instructible
instructing
instruction
instruction book
instruction execution
instruction manual
instruction set
instruction sets

Literary usage of Instroke

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1. The Mining Reports: A Series Containing the Cases on the Law of Mines Found by Robert Stewart Morrison, Emilio Dominguez De Soto (1904)
"'A lessee has the right to work by instroke and It Is workmanlike mining. ... Working by instroke not an injury to be prevented by injunction. Cons. ..."

2. Valves and Valve Gear Mechanisms by William Ernest Dalby (1906)
"instroke and outstroke cycles. It is necessary to distinguish between the two cycles of a double-acting engine very clearly when considering the valve gear, ..."

3. Ruling Cases by Irving Browne, Leonard Augustus Jones, James Tower Keen, Edward Manson, John Melville Gould (1898)
"Held, that, under the circumstances, working the coal by instroke was working in a proper and workmanlike manner, and that if the lessor had intended to ..."

4. Mines and Mining: A Commentary on the Law of Mines and Mining Rights, Both by Wilson Isaac Snyder (1902)
"1297. To deliver up in good order. 1298. "instroke," definition ... instroke," an exceptional case controlled by the contract. 1300. As to payment of taxes. ..."

5. A Compendium of Precedents in Conveyancing: Comprising the Forms Required in by Thomas Key (1883)
"... Liberty to work adjoining mines through demised mines, or instroke. Liberty to work demised mines through adjoining mines, ..."

6. Key and Elphinstone's Compendium of Precedents in Conveyancing by Thomas Key, Howard Warburton Elphinstone (1899)
"... for that ppose to make drifts & passages by way of instroke from such adjoing mines [i also to deposit the spoil of such adjoing mines on the laud-, ..."

7. The Law of Mines and Mining Injuries by Edward Joseph White (1903)
"123. Covenants and conditions of lease. 124. Same—Right to work — Incidental privileges. 125. Manner of working —Particular covenants. 126. instroke ..."

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