Definition of oil engine in English:

oil engine

Line breaks: oil en¦gine

noun

An internal-combustion engine which uses oil as fuel, especially a diesel engine.
More 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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzit
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something