Example sentences for: piston

How can you use “piston” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Think about the cylinder and piston in the idealized Carnot cycle, with the hot, compressed working gas in the chamber.

  • Of the six, only the basketball star in the bunch, Detroit Piston Grant Hill, appears to have been seriously reading anything other than his own prose.

  • And now,” concludes Maxwell with a broad smile, “we can use the macroscopic temperature dierence between the left and right boxes to extract mechanical work, say, by driving a piston.”

  • There is plenty of energy in the random motions of the gas particles, but there is no means to extract mechanical work from it, say, to drive a piston.

  • The cylinder and the piston, the position of the piston in the cylinder, the grease between the piston and cylinder are constraints.

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