See cylinder block.
An iron casting from the manufacturer that envelopes the crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons.
a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
The main part of an internal combustion engine, containing the cylinders.
The engine block is where the cylinders and pistons reside. The block is the strongest part of the engine and withstands tremendous pressures while the engine is operating.
The engine block is made of aluminum and contains the crankshaft and the connecting rods and pistons.
The lower portion of the engine. An enclosed casting which contains the cylinders, pistons, connecting rods and crankshaft.
The large part of the engine that houses the cylinders and water jacket; a metallic casing with a bore for each piston.
An aluminum casting from the manufacturer that contains the crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons.
The basic engine casting containing the cylinders, and the crankshaft main bearings, as well as machined surfaces for the mounting of other components such as the cylinder head, oil pan, transmission, etc.
The cast iron metal block in which the cylinders are bored (cut) and the engine components reside. Also called the cylinder block.
A metal casting in the engine which contains the cylinders, cooling ducts, and the crankshaft main bearings.