from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An internal-combustion engine that uses the heat of highly compressed air to ignite a spray of fuel introduced after the start of the compression stroke.
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- noun an
internal combustion enginewhich operates using diesel fuel
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- noun an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Rudolf Diesel.]
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