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heat engine

noun, Thermodynamics
1.
a mechanical device designed to transform part of the heat entering it into work.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for heat-engine

heat engine

noun
1.
an engine that converts heat energy into mechanical energy
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