Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device for closing, either automatically or by hand, the steam-valve of an engine in case of accident.

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Examples

  • β€œAn engine-stop feature automatically shuts down the engine at full stops, in order to save fuel and curb emissions.”

    Driving into the future

  • The hybrid system allows engine-stop behavior at traffic lights, and also includes a drive mode that Porsche calls "sailing."

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