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Definitions of ENGINE
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By Noah Webster.
An apparatus for converting physical force, as heat, into mechanical power; a skilful mechanical contrivance.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A complex and powerful machine, esp. a prime mover, a military machine: anything used to effect a purpose. In mech. any mechanical instrument of complicated parts, which concur in producing an intended effect: a machine for applying any of the mechanical or physical powers to effect a particular purpose: esp. a machine for applying steam to propel vessels, railway trains, etc.: a steam-engine.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] An instrument or tool in general;â€”any mechanical contrivance for producing and conveying motive power;â€”specifically, a complex mechanism of wheels, shafts, and cranks, to which motion is communicated by steam;â€”the mechanical apparatus by which steam power is concentrated and conveyed;â€”a military missile machine;â€”an instrument of torture; the rack;â€”a species of pump to play water upon a fire;â€”any means used to effect or compass an object;â€”an agent for another; a handle; a tool.
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