engine

engine
n.
motor

1) to crank, start; operate, run; rev up an engine

2) to lubricate; repair; service; tune up an engine

3) to cut, kill, turn off; warm up an engine

4) an air-cooled; aircraft; diesel; donkey; electric; internal-combustion; jet; radial; reciprocating; rotary; steam; turbojet; V-8; valve-in-head engine

5) an engine breaks down; floods; functions, runs, works; gets overheated; idles; knocks, sputters; stalls

6) an engine burns gasoline (AE), petrol (BE)

7) an engine runs on electric power; solar energy

vehicle

8) a fire engine

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['endʒɪn]
V-8
diesel
electric
floods
functions
gets overheated
idles
internal-combustion
knocks
radial
reciprocating
rev up an engine
rotary
runs
solar energy
sputters
stalls
tune up an engine
turbojet
valve-in-head engine
warm up an engine
petrol (BE)
['motor'] to crank
['vehicle'] a fire engine
an air-cooled
an engine breaks down
an engine runs on electric power
to cut
to lubricate
an engine burns gasoline (AE)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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