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  • n  United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)
  • n  mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion

  • Smaller free piston engines are under development by General Motors for passenger cars and trucks.
  • Unlike the pistons in ordinary engines, those in Karol's engine are double-ended and have entirely separate functions (see diagram).
  • Conventional gasoline engines have a basic fault; their reciprocating parts (pistons, connecting rods, etc.
News & Articles

  • Cheeks hired as new Piston bench boss
    After nearly a two month search, the Pistons have hired Maurice Cheeks to be their next head basketball coach.
    June 13, 2013 - The Voice
  • Former Piston John Salley promotes healthy eating, wine and Motown
    Former Detroit Piston John Salley has become an advocate of healthy eating and living. He'll be in town June 5 to celebrate the opening of Whole Foods Market in Detroit.
    June 11, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • NBA Notes: Piston hire Cheeks
    PISTONS: The Detroit Pistons hired former 76ers and Trail Blazers coach Maurice Cheeks. Detroit fired Lawrence Frank in April, a day after the once-proud franchise finished 29-53. Frank was 54-94 in t
    June 11, 2013 - CapitalGazette.com
Quotes

  • Chris Webber in SI.com
    Knowing the history of the game. Look at all the teams that won, the Lakers teams, the Piston teams, the Bulls teams, the Celtics teams. It wasn't just one superstar going out on the court and dominating the game and winning an NBA... LeBron James http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LeBron_James&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE2qHWZN-hkMol1JRl51oCVg0_HeQ Telegraph.co.uk http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/basketball/7880779/LeBron-James-announces-move-to-Miami-Heat-as-Cavaliers-fans-burn-jerseys-in-anger.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGbJoZZIoDLPI_RuiE4ObLZxfB-kA Jul 8, 2010 74803 100827 piston When asked about the booster scandal, Webber replied: Today, I'm talking about being a Detroit Piston. I don't think this is the forum to talk about something that happened 15 years ago," he said.

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