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engine

en juhn

  • n  motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
  • n  something used to achieve a purpose
    an engine of change
  • n  a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
  • n  an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.
    medieval engines of war

  • Ordering take-out, finding phone numbers and a slew of alternative search engines.
  • Rear-engine cars are fun to drive and even more fun to crash.
  • Doing away with the stop-and-start movements of the piston engine saves valuable power for a continuous circular movement.
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  • Barack Obama in Tehran Times
    Government cannot and should not replace businesses as the true engine of growth and job creation,he said June 2 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
  • Roger Moore in International Herald Tribune
    Jimmy Bond had a big jet boat chase in 'Live and Let Die,'writes Moore, now 80. "I did quite a few run-throughs to practice and whilst banking on one such run, the engine cut out. I had no steering! I therefore continued in a straight line...
  • Samuel Bodman in CanadianBusiness.com
    It's not good for producing nations to see the US struggling economically. They depend on us to be a significant engine in world economic activity,US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said.

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