Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of engine.

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Examples

  • Quinn, a shuttle technician who works amid the complex plumbing and wiring of the shuttle's three main engines, said he's hoping the visit will convince the president "to maintain the leadership role that the United States has always had in manned spaceflight technology."

    Space coast awaits president's visit, concerned about future

  • One of the largest Internet search engines is being accused of violating both federal and state laws by accepting advertising from online pharmacies it should have known were selling drugs without valid prescriptions.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: August 21, 2009

  • That thing about diesel engines is super-interesting!

    Greasy Rider (copy)

  • One of the best ways to help your website make it's way up the search engines is by getting back links from other websites.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • * A space shuttle external tank with payload at the top and a thrust structure accommodating six space shuttle main engines at its base.

    Dear Mr. Augustine - NASA Watch

  • In the roll axis, rate and attitude are summed to provide a common signal to both the main engines 'and SRBs' TVC.

    Transition Team Update - NASA Watch

  • Pitch and yaw axes and a combination of rate, attitude and acceleration signals are blended to effect a common signal to the main engines and the TVC for both SRBs.

    Transition Team Update - NASA Watch

  • To keep the dynamic pressure on the vehicle below a specified level, on the order of 580 pounds per square foot (max q), the main engines are throttled down at approximately 26 seconds and throttled back up at approximately 60 seconds.

    Transition Team Update - NASA Watch

  • Engines - The Jupiter 120 configuration would launch initially with man-rated versions of straight RS-68 engines from the Delta IV.

    Transition Team Update - NASA Watch

  • ISS Reboost: Today's planned reboost using the SM main engines was successfully performed at 1: 06pm EST, with a burn duration of 2 min 22.4 s.

    Today's Video: We got a wicked shimmy up here - NASA Watch

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