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gasoline engine

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A kind of internal-combustion engine; -- in British countries called usually petrol engine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines

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Examples

  • There is always something more important that has to be attended to -- For instance, the gasoline engine isn't working again, and I had to 'phone in town for Slaytor to send a man out to-day, to see what is the matter this time. "

    The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions

  • On the surface, a 160-horsepower gasoline engine gave Holland’s boat a speed of 7½ knots; beneath the surface, it made 6½ knots on power from an electric battery.

    Castles of Steel

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