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radial engine

Line breaks: ra¦dial en¦gine

Definition of radial engine in English:

noun

A type of internal-combustion engine used chiefly in aircraft, having its cylinders fixed radially around a rotating crankshaft.
Example sentences
  • In another cost-cutting move, many M4s were equipped with a radial engine originally designed for aircraft.
  • One important concession has been made with a more modern radial engine replacing the original rotary engine.
  • During his spare time, Northrop began designing a sleek multi-seat monoplane that would be powered by a large radial engine.

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