What is another word for cylinder block?

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[ sˈɪlɪndə blˈɒk], [ sˈɪlɪndə blˈɒk], [ s_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_n_d_ə b_l_ˈɒ_k]

Related words: engine block, piston, crank, crankshaft, cylinder, pistons, engine, cylinders

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    How to use "Cylinder block" in context?

    The cylinder block is the main component of a piston engine. It is a cast iron or aluminum block with a circular cross-sectional shape, typically measuring in diameter from 12 inches to 2.5 inches and in height from 3/4 inch to 1 inch. The dimensions of the cylinder block vary depending on the engine design. In a reciprocating engine, the cylinder block is the central part of the engine that houses the cylinders. The cylinder block typically contains the cylinder head, the fuel system, the crank case and the camshaft.

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