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straight-eight

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Definition of straight-eight in English:

noun

1An internal-combustion engine with eight cylinders in line.
Example sentences
  • What had been a simple battle of eight vs. eight - Packard's magnificent straight-eights against Cadillac's signature V-8s - had suddenly become a cylinder war.
1.1A vehicle with a straight-eight engine.

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