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framework and covering of an airplane or rocket (excluding the engines) airframe
logbook in which all orders concerning the main engines of a ship are recorded bell book
diesel oil used in cars and lorries with diesel engines; from d(iesel) e(ngine) r(oad) v(ehicle) derv
heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel engines diesel fuel , diesel oil
machinery consisting of engines collectively enginery
mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings force-feed lubricating system , force feed , lubricating system , pressure-feed lubricating system , pressure feed
volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines gas , gasolene , gasoline , petrol
internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines gasoline engine
craft capable of moving over water or land on a cushion of air created by jet engines ground-effect machine , hovercraft
torpedo that is guided to its target (as by the sound of a ship's engines) homing torpedo
airplane powered by one or more jet engines jet , jet-propelled plane , jet plane
naval officer responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship's engines marine engineer , naval engineer
plane with two or more engines multiengine airplane , multiengine plane
rocket having two or more rocket engines (each with its own fuel) that are fired in succession and jettisoned when the fuel is exhausted multistage rocket , step rocket
worker who oils engines or machinery oiler
mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicular from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines poppet , poppet valve
area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines railway yard , yard
air pollution caused by fine particles of soot (as from power plants or diesel engines) small-particle pollution
ship powered by one or more steam engines steamer , steamship
instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines) synchroniser , synchronizer , synchronoscope , synchroscope
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