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Definition of Trunnion

Trunnion

  1. A cylindrical projection on each side of a piece, whether gun, mortar, or howitzer, serving to support it on the cheeks of the carriage. See Illust. of Cannon.
  2. A gudgeon on each side of an oscillating steam cylinder, to support it. It is usually tubular, to convey steam.

Trunnion Translations

trunnion in German is Zapfen

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