Synonyms for diesel

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They called to us with their allurement, but the Diesel motor knew no pity.

By 1972, about 80 percent of the freight and a larger proportion of passenger traffic were carried on diesel or electric trains.

I knelt on the deck and listened to the thrum of the diesel engines.

The Diesel, installed on the Stinson-Detroiter, it was said, now has had 200 hr.

The oil filters of the Packard diesel could not be cleaned in flight.

The blade advances, the Diesel bellow swells to the roar of a caged hurricane.

Only at night did I get to where I could smell the salt breeze free of the stink of paint and Diesel oil.

What they wanted was a big cruiser with Diesel engines, that ran smoothly, noiselessly and never smokily.

In the Diesel motors operating under high pressure, up to nearly 500 pounds, an efficiency of 36 per cent.

There are four main reasons why the Packard diesel was not successful.

WORD ORIGIN

1894, named for Rudolf Diesel (1858-1913), German mechanical engineer who designed this type of engine.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIESEL

diesel engine

nounengine heating diesel fuel by compression

locomotive

nounmachine moving vehicle
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