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diesel engine

noun as in engine heating diesel fuel by compression


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Huffing diesel engines rattle down quiet residential streets, despite the signs prohibiting vehicles weighing more than 6,000 pounds.

From Time

Beyond that, the modular nature of these platforms could let the XT carry special surveillance equipment, and power it off of either its diesel engine or its lithium batteries.

It did this to save money on the production of purportedly “clean” diesel engines.

From Time

Every major auto manufacturer now has at least one electric vehicle in production, and some—including Daimler, Volkswagen, and General Motors—have pledged to phase out the production of gas and diesel engines entirely.

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The company’s technology means 80% to 90% of the diesel engine parts remain unchanged, according to Johnson.

The Diesel engine, however, actually burns oil in its liquid state.

In the meantime, others took up the work of developing the heavy oil Diesel engine for submarines.

In the Diesel engine there are no spark-plugs and no magneto: the engine fires itself without241 electrical help.

We found in the Diesel engine that when air is highly compressed it becomes very hot.

The cough of a Diesel engine exhaust and the clanking of gear told him that a ship was nearing.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diesel engine, such as: diesel, compression-ignition engine, and diesel motor.

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