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valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine accelerator , throttle , throttle valve
fire engine carrying ladders aerial ladder truck , ladder truck
jet engine power-augmenter afterburner
engine that powers and aircraft aircraft engine
any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking antiknock
medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles arbalest , arbalist , ballista , bricole , catapult , mangonel , onager , trebuchet , trebucket
widely used search engine accepting plain English questions or phrases or terms Ask Jeeves
simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed atherodyde , athodyd , flying drainpipe , ramjet , ramjet engine
motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine auto , automobile , car , machine , motorcar
engine that propels an automobile automobile engine
(nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass) auxiliary engine , donkey engine
loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine backfire
bang caused by the early ignition of fuel in engine cylinder backfire
metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine block , cylinder block , engine block
protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine bonnet , cowl , cowling , hood
engine blower or compressor that supplies high-pressure air booster , supercharger
part of an engine responsible for mixing fuel and air carburetor
cycle (of expansion and compression) of an idealized reversible heat engine that does work without loss of heat Carnot's ideal cycle , Carnot cycle
valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine choke
dull explosive noise made by an engine chug
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