Noun The car has a four-cylinder engine. tanks, planes, and other engines of war The tax cut could be an engine of economic growth.
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The first launch scrub on Aug. 29 came after a smaller liquid hydrogen leak on a different line took several hours to work through, and then a malfunctioning sensor that misread the temperatures of the engine. Richard Tribou, Orlando Sentinel, 7 Sep. 2022 For Foyt and Andretti, as so often was the case in their time of the engine, chassis and tire wars of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, the best of the best often amassed their career totals in bunches. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 29 Aug. 2022 In dramatic video shared on social media, the cover, or cowling, of an engine can be seen flying off as a plane appears to land. Chantal Da Silva, NBC News, 23 Aug. 2022 The version of that engine used in the Mistral is the same one that powered the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport that Bugatti claimed in 2019 was able to reach speeds of almost 305 miles an hour. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 19 Aug. 2022 The Bugatti quad-turbo W-16 is an engineering masterpiece and a symbol of pure excess, but the end of the incredible engine is nigh.Car and Driver, 19 Aug. 2022 Featuring a Fratzonic Chambered Exhaust that replicates the roar of V8 engine, the new concept EV aims to excite fans of the Hellcat and other previous Charger models.CBS News, 18 Aug. 2022 That is because the allure of their models mostly resides in the power and performance of the engine. Ryan Felton, WSJ, 17 Aug. 2022 Music was hard to hear over the rumble of the engine. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 13 Aug. 2022
Is there any benefit to directing the executive who oversees engine procurement to procure electricity as well? Marc Levinson, WSJ, 28 July 2022 Vehicle telematics works by simply installing a device with a SIM card that allows remotely acquiring vehicle information like location, speed, tire pressure, and engine idle in real-time, faster and more accurately than ever before. Ekim Saribardak, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2021 Every decision during a race, from timing a pit stop and choosing the tires to engine settings and brake balance, is grounded in granular data. Luc Hennekens, Forbes, 28 Oct. 2021 From crying babies to engine turbines, the earbuds provided smooth listening and drowned out all distractions. Nina Huang, EW.com, 23 Aug. 2021 Boeing and Airbus have often timed all-new aircraft to engine technology that provides a step-change in efficiency, such as the GEnx turbofans that made Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner twin-aisle greener and quieter than its predecessors.BostonGlobe.com, 14 June 2021 Changes to the truck, from chassis to body to engine to interior, reflect consumer needs, requests and complaints. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 2 Jan. 2021 Changes to the truck, from chassis to body to engine to interior, reflect consumer needs, requests and complaints. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 2 Jan. 2021 Changes to the truck, from chassis to body to engine to interior, reflect consumer needs, requests and complaints. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 2 Jan. 2021 See More
Middle English engin, from Anglo-French, from Latin ingenium natural disposition, talent, from in- + gignere to beget — more at kin
1part of a vehicle that produces power發動機ADJECTIVE | VERB + ENGINE | ENGINE + VERB | ENGINE + NOUN | PREPOSITION | PHRASESADJECTIVE➤big, powerful大發動機；大功率發動機▸➤small小發動機▸➤twin engines雙發動機◇a large plane with twin engines 帶有雙引擎的大飛機➤2-litre/2-liter, 1200 cc, 20-valve, four-cylinder, two-stroke, etc.排氣量為 2 升的、1200 毫升排量的、20 閥、四缸、二衝程等發動機➤300-hp (especially NAmE) , 200-bhp (= brake horsepower) (BrE) , etc. * 300 馬力、200 制動馬力等的發動機◇a 580-horsepower engine 一台 580 馬力的發動機➤diesel, gas, gasoline, petrol (BrE) 柴油發動機；燃氣發動機；汽油發動機➤internal-combustion, jet, outboard, piston, turbine, turbo, turbocharged內燃發動機；噴氣發動機；舷外發動機；活塞發動機；渦輪發動機；渦輪增壓發動機▸➤aircraft, airplane, rocket飛機發動機；火箭發動機➤car汽車引擎VERB + ENGINE➤crank, crank up, fire, ignite, start, switch on, turn on用曲柄啟動發動機；點燃引擎；啟動引擎◇The rocket engine is ignited. 火箭發動機點火了。➤cut (informal) , kill (informal) , shut down, shut off, switch off, turn off關上發動機；熄滅發動機；關閉發動機◇He pulled up under some trees and cut the engine. 他把車停在幾棵樹下，關閉了引擎。➤gun, rev, rev up, run給引擎加力；加速發動機；開動引擎◇She sat at the traffic lights revving the engine. 她停在紅綠燈下，使發動機加速。➤power驅動引擎◇Its engine is powered by both gasoline and electricity. 其引擎用汽油和電力驅動。➤repair, service, tune修理／保養／調試發動機▸➤lubricate給發動機加潤滑劑➤build組裝引擎▸➤fit (sth with), install( 給⋯ ) 安裝發動機◇The new model is fitted with a more powerful engine. 新型號安裝了更強大的發動機。ENGINE + VERB➤run發動機運轉◇She waited with the engine running while he bought a paper. 她沒讓發動機熄火，等他買報紙回來。◇The engine runs on diesel. 這款發動機使用柴油。➤idle, tick over (BrE) 發動機空轉◇I kept the engine ticking over. 我讓發動機一直保持空轉。➤catch發動機啟動◇I pressed the starter and the engine caught first time. 我按下啟動按鈕，發動機一下就啟動了。➤fire, fire up, start發動機點火；發動機啟動◇The engine's firing on all four cylinders now. 現在發動機的 4 個氣缸都在工作。➤shut down, shut off, stop發動機停轉▸➤break down, die, fail, quit, seize, seize up, stall發動機壞了；引擎熄火➤misfire發動機不啟動➤overheat發動機過熱▸➤cough, splutter發動機咔咔作響／畢剝作響◇The engine coughed and died. 發動機咔咔響了一會兒便熄了火。➤roar, scream發動機發出隆隆聲／呼嘯◇The plane's engine roared as it prepared for take-off. 飛機準備起飛時發動機轟鳴。➤hum, purr發動機轟鳴／發出隆隆聲▸➤race, rev, rev up發動機高速運轉；發動機加速◇He heard a car engine racing behind him. 他聽到身後汽車引擎高速運轉的聲音。ENGINE + NOUN➤capacity, power, speed發動機容量／功率／轉速▸➤compartment, room發動機艙；發動機房◇the ship's engine room 船的發動機房➤component, part發動機部件➤oil機油▸➤failure, problems, trouble發動機故障◇It looks as if we've got some engine trouble. 看來我們的發動機好像出了什麼故障。➤builder, maker, manufacturer發動機製造商；引擎生產者➤plant發動機工廠◇The engine plant was the first one to be built. 這是建造的第一座發動機廠。➤noise發動機噪聲PREPOSITION➤in an/the engine在發動機裏◇You need more oil in the engine. 你需要往發動機裏多加點兒油。PHRASES➤be powered by a... engine由⋯引擎驅動◇This model is powered by a diesel engine. 這一型號由柴油機驅動。➤the noise, roar, sound, etc. of the engine發動機的噪聲、轟鳴、聲音等engine