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Dead centre   /dɛd sˈɛntər/   Listen
Dead centre

The position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque.  Synonym: dead center.

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"Dead centre" Quotes from Famous Books

... me—stayed on the bridge, brought up on a dead centre. Number One was similarly, though lesser, impressed, but o' course 'is duty was to think of 'is fine white decks an' the blood. 'Arf a mo', Sir,' he says, when the old man was for leavin'. 'We have to wait for the burial, which I am ...
— Traffics and Discoveries • Rudyard Kipling

Words linked to "Dead centre" :   dead center, position, spatial relation

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