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pushrod (plural pushrods)
- A rod in a piston engine that actuates rocker arms above the cylinder head.
2007 January 14, Don Sherman, “Making Modern Horsepower the Old-Fashioned Way”, in New York Times:
- The cam-within-a-cam concept has existed for decades, but perfecting it for production might just add another decade to the life of the pushrod engine.