Definition of Cylinder block

1. Noun. A metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine. "The engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"

Exact synonyms: Block, Engine Block
Generic synonyms: Cast, Casting
Terms within: Cylinder, Piston Chamber
Group relationships: Ice, Internal-combustion Engine, Reciprocating Engine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cylinder Block

cyen
cyence
cyens
cyeses
cyesis
cyfluthrin
cygnet
cygnets
cygnine
cyhalothrin
cyheptamide
cyle
cylices
cylinder
cylinder-head-sector
cylinder block (current term)
cylinder function
cylinder functions
cylinder head
cylinder heads
cylinder lock
cylinder press
cylinder retinoscopy
cylindered
cylindering
cylinders
cylindraceous
cylindraxis
cylindric
cylindrical

Literary usage of Cylinder block

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"05, pago 792), or by a small reaming outfit whi-h can be attached to a cylinder block. The disadvantage of reaming, to enlarge a cylinder, is the tendency ..."

2. The Gasoline Automobile: Its Design and Construction by Peter Martin Heldt (1916)
"In a four cylinder block motor the jacket spaces for all four cylinders are in one, hence there need be only one cooling water inlet and one outlet, ..."

3. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"Right Hand cylinder block Note: Rigidity and cleanliness of design also central inlet port ... Bearing Supports Left Hand cylinder block Casting Fig. 164. ..."

4. The Gasoline Automobile: Its Design and Construction by Peter Martin Heldt (1916)
"In a four cylinder block motor the jacket spaces for all four cylinders are in one, hence there need be only one cooling water inlet and one outlet, ..."

5. The Electrical Engineer (1892)
"2) is closed to the steam only by the circular seat » which the cylinder block oscillates. On the lower enc the cylinder, to which is attached a long guide ..."

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