Definition of Pushrod

1. Noun. A rod in a piston engine that actuates rocker arms above the cylinder head. ¹



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Definition of Pushrod

1. a rod for operating the valves in an engine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pushrod

pushing up daisies
pushingly
pushknee
pushknees
pushlet
pushlets
pushmi-pullyu
pushout
pushouts
pushover
pushovers
pushpin
pushpins
pushpit
pushpits
pushrod (current term)
pushrods
pushscooter
pushscooters
pusht
pushup
pushups
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pusilanimous
pusillanimities
pusillanimity
pusillanimous
pusillanimously
pusillanimousness

Literary usage of Pushrod

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1. A Dictionary of Automobile Terms by Albert L. Clough (1913)
"Steering Device, Cam and pushrod Type—A steering device in which the ... When the wheel is turned in one direction one pushrod is actuated and moves the ..."

2. The Modern Gas-engine and the Gas-producer by Arvid Michael Levin (1912)
"5 is the cam-shaft and C the cam which actuates the pushrod P. The latter is guided at D and E, and is carried back to its neutral position by the spring L. ..."

3. Motor Truck Design and Construction by Clemens Thomas Schaefer (1919)
"The pushrod is of the mushroom type and the outline of the cam is formed of curves, ... The conventional type of pushrod adjustment incorpo- ..."

4. Motor Truck Design and Construction by Clemens Thomas Schaefer (1919)
"The pushrod guides are pressed into the cylinder and can readily be removed ... The pushrod is of the mushroom type and the outline of the cam is formed of ..."

5. Motor Truck Design and Construction by Clemens Thomas Schaefer (1919)
"The pushrod guides are pressed into the cylinder and can readily be removed ... The pushrod is of the mushroom type and the outline of the cam is formed of ..."

6. The American Cyclopedia of the Automobile: Or, Motor Cars and Motoring Self edited by Thomas Herbert Russell, Charles P. Root (1909)
"pushrod—A small steel rod, operated by means of a cam, ... pushrod Clearance—See under Pounding and Knocking. pushrod Clearance, Lack of—See under Loss of ..."

7. Self-propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction by James Edward Homans (1910)
"A valve stem that is so long as to touch the end of the pushrod when the engine is cold. The remedy for this is to file the end of the valve stem until a ..."

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