Definition of straight-six in English:


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  • 1An internal-combustion engine with six cylinders in line.
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    • The straight-six engine is one of the best with a great sound and potent pace.
    • All its cars had double headlamps at the front, a straight-six engine in the middle, and rear-wheel drive at the back.
    • The cars remain superb to drive, the straight-six engine hums with satisfaction like no other, the security and responsiveness beyond reproach.
  • 1.1A vehicle with a straight-six engine.
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    • But the Lexus has its cylinders in V-configuration while the BMW is a straight-six.

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