big end

big end
noun
: the crankpin end of an engine connecting rod

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Mach.
the end of a connecting rod or piston rod that is attached to a crankpin.
[1905-10]

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big end noun
In an internal-combustion engine, the larger end of the connecting rod
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Main Entry:big

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big end,
the lower part of an automobile engine's connecting rod at its point of attachment to the crankpin.

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n. (in an engine) the end of the connecting rod that encircles the crankpin

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ˌbig ˈend [big end] noun
(in a car engine) the end of a connecting ↑rod that fits around the ↑crankshaft

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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