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  • adj. Without an engine.


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  • This creates an "engineless" look to the stern of the boat, freeing up valuable real estate and allows Yamaha to create the largest and most functional stern platform design on any open bow runabout on the market today. - Articles related to Boating, Fishing, Seminars, Marine Bargains, Seafood, Music, New and Used Boats

  • TD: Yeah, you have an avatar and a screen name, and you get in your vessel, which is not a vessel you can go anywhere in--it's basically an engineless vessel because there's not fuel.

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  • On Sept. 16, DPW declared the colorful, engineless VW “dangerous.”

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  • They look like bullets, encased in plastic aerodynamic shells, and they reach speeds of almost 80 mph, whizzing nearly soundlessly across the finish line, faster than you could ever imagine an engineless vehicle moving.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • Bill Williams had learned to punt on the Backs, the backwater system of the river at Cambridge, and felt peacefully at home on the rudderless engineless craft, much preferring to punt than to row.

    The Elvis Latte

  • The thought is chilling, shoving an engineless F-106 back through the stratosphere and stretching the energy enough to make the home runway.


  • The arrow-shaped, engineless prototype with swept-back wings was carried aloft by a solid fuel rocket, The International Tribune reported.

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  • Trying to consider what to say, trying to weigh up the plausibilities and project the consequences amidst this pain and panic and fear was like trying work out your rate of vertical acceleration as your engineless aeroplane plummets steeply earthward.

    Boiling a Frog

  • The engineless, hoodless car weaved crazily until it came to a halt not far from the road.

    Jed the Dead

  • When the gung-ho pilot jumped in the cockpit and tried to start, he discovered the boys on the ramp had towed an engineless Crusader to the parking area.

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