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  • Reciprocating — Reciprocate Re*cip ro*cate (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*k[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Reciprocated} (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*k[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reciprocating}.] [L. reciprocatus, p. p. of reciprocare. See {Reciprocal}.] To move forward and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reciprocating — adjective Etymology: from present participle of reciprocate 1. : characterized by alternation in movement : moving to and fro a reciprocating piston 2. : having parts characterized by alternation in movement; specifically : having a reciproc …   Useful english dictionary

  • reciprocating — adjective That moves backwards and forwards …   Wiktionary

  • reciprocating — adj. reciprocatory; moving interchangeably backward and forward re cip·ro·cate || rɪ sɪprÉ™keɪt v. give back, return, requite; return a favor, make a reciprocal action …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reciprocating — adjective (of a machine part) move backwards and forwards in a straight line. → reciprocate …   English new terms dictionary

  • reciprocating — Back and forth motion in a straight line …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Reciprocating screw machinery — is used for the extrusion blow molding of hollow containers. Examples of parts manufactured from these machines include lightweight HDPE bottles for dairy and water, as well as large 3 5 gallon polycarbonate bottles for water coolers. Description …   Wikipedia

  • Reciprocating motion — also called Reciprocation, is an up and down (or back and forth) motion which repeats over and over again. It is seen in a wide range of reciprocating engines and pumps.A Crank (mechanism) can be used to turn circular motion into reciprocating m …   Wikipedia

  • Reciprocating oscillation — is an action of oscillation where the oscillation vector varies its amplitude, frequency and or displacement reciprocally. (Note: not to be confused with the reciprocal of the given sinusoidal function). For example, an oscillation that changes… …   Wikipedia

  • reciprocating engine — n. any engine in which the movement of the pistons back and forth causes the rotary motion of the crankshaft …   English World dictionary

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