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engine turning

noun
1.
ornamentation having the form of a pattern of circular arcs, engraved by a rose engine.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • It's the ever more complex machinery that keeps the semiconductor productivity engine turning.
  • The propulsion is created by a one-cylinder, two horsepower gasoline engine turning an enclosed propeller.
  • engine turning speed typically does not correspond to the speed of the vehicle.

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