Definition of engine room in English:

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engine room


The part of a ship or building in which the engines are housed: figurative this region was the engine room of the economic boom
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  • I went to photograph the engine room of a steam ship and in there were models of cargo ships.
  • In the interests of safety, the engine room and lower decks have been sealed off.
  • She has an engine room which has three engines.

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