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oil engine Line breaks: oil en¦gine

Definition of oil engine in English:


An internal-combustion engine which uses oil as fuel, especially a diesel engine.
Example sentences
  • Using a second-hand oil engine and a small dynamo, he lit up the family home with low-power bulbs.
  • He transformed the oil engine from something fit only for a bus, truck or ship, into the modern, refined, computer-controlled marvel.
  • Nine tractors from a range of eras, several old-fashioned ploughs and an open crank oil engine are just a few of the items up for grabs.
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