from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Cephalonia.

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  • n. Acronym of exhaust gas recirculation.


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  • Blocking the EGR system keeps the fuel injectors and intake valves clean.

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  • The EGR system is designed to lower cylinder temperatures to allow leaner fuel mixtures at constant cruising speeds.

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  • Rep. Nick Rahall of West Virginia, the top Democrat on the House transportation committee, received between $15,001 and $50,000 from EGR Industries Inc., a firm that owns real estate in West Virginia.

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  • Overall it was a good day for EGR, which also placed 2009 Chase for the Sprint Cup competitor Juan Pablo Montoya 10th with a couple of laps led as well.

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  • He picked up a ball-peen hammer, leaned on the passenger-side fender, and tapped twice on the EGR valve.

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  • But Navistar's so-called Exhaust Gas Recirculation system, or EGR, has been ridiculed by competitors claiming that MaxxForce engines provide lower fuel economy than engines with the more popular Selective Catalytic Reduction system, or SCR.

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  • EGR has some 100oz silver bars but they're from some small mint with a "π" (the pi character) stamp.

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  • The company runs a fleet of bio-diesel, EGR and propane vehicles that offer some perks to people wanting to take public transportation, like WI-FI, tables, electric ports, leatherette seats, direct TV, and IPod connections, even breakfast and coffee served by an attendant - things you don't normally find on a bay area city bus.

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  • Both sites suggest your EGR valve replacement should have cost less than $350.

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  • The GM Daewoo diesel Tosca passenger car uses a combination of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) technology and a diesel particulate filter (DPF) to meet the emission limits of Euro IV, a set of emission standards applying to vehicles sold in the EU since 2005.

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