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 engine engine

noun

  • ( ) motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work  ( engine )
    motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
  • ( ) something used to achieve a purpose  ( engine )
    something used to achieve a purpose
     an engine of change
    an engine of change
  • ( ) a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks  ( engine, locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive )
    a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
  • an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.  ( engine )
    an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.
     medieval engines of war
    medieval engines of war


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