gudgeon pin end

gudgeon pin end
British term for piston pin end

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • pin end — See gudgeon pin end piston pin end wrist pin end …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Gudgeon pin — In internal combustion engines, the gudgeon pin is that which connects the piston to the connecting rod and provides a bearing for the connecting rod to pivot as it moves. In very early engine designs (including those driven by steam and also… …   Wikipedia

  • gudgeon pin — /ˈgʌdʒən pɪn/ (say gujuhn pin) noun the pin which connects the piston of an internal combustion engine to the little end bearing of the connecting rod. Also, gudgeon wrist pin …  

  • pin — A small cylinder used for fastening something or as a pivot. See bonnet pin carbon pin cotter pin dowel pin floating piston pin fulcrum pin gudgeon pin boss gudgeon pin circlip gudgeon pin end …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • end — See belt end big end bitter end bottom end drive end drive end bracket female end firing end front end front end alignment …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Gudgeon — For the freshwater fish, see gudgeon (fish). In general, a gudgeon is a circular fitting, often made of metal, which is fixed onto some surface. It allows for the pivoting of another fixture. It is generally used with a pintle, which is a male… …   Wikipedia

  • Gudgeon — Gud geon (g[u^]j [u^]n), n. [OE. gojon, F. goujon, from L. gobio, or gobius, Gr. kwbio s Cf. {1st Goby}. ] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European freshwater fish ({Gobio fluviatilis}), allied to the carp. It is easily caught and often used for food and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gudgeon — gudgeon1 [guj′ən] n. [ME gogeon < OFr goujon < L gobio < Gr kōbios] 1. any of a genus (Gobio) of small, European, freshwater cyprinoid fishes that are easily caught and used for bait 2. any of various other fishes, as a goby or killifish …   English World dictionary

  • gudgeon — {{11}}gudgeon (1) small freshwater fish, early 15c., from M.Fr. goujon, from O.Fr. gojon (14c.), from L. gobionem (nom. gobio), alteration of gobius, from Gk. kobios, a kind of fish, of unknown origin. The figurative sense of a credulous person… …   Etymology dictionary

  • wrist pin — noun pin joining a piston to a connecting rod • Syn: ↑gudgeon pin • Hypernyms: ↑pin * * * noun : a stud or pin that forms a journal (as in a crosshead or trunk piston) for a connecting rod see crosshead illustration * * * Mach. a pin joining the… …   Useful english dictionary

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