engine block

noun Automotive.
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cylinder block

noun Automotive.
the metal casting in which the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine are bored.
Also called block, engine block.


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cylinder block
Sometimes shortened to: block the metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling channels or fins of a reciprocating internal-combustion engine

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