- a heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smooths the operation of a reciprocating
engine by maintaining a constant speed of rotation over the whole cycle
Word usage trends for “flywheel”
Example Sentences Including 'flywheel'
The attacking natives hit him and bounced off like drops of water from a whirling flywheel.
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He was looking at a water-pump with a heavy flywheel , apparently water-powered by gravity-feed.
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