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At the same time, the heaviest parts—the main fuselage, the engines and wings—sink to the bottom.

But the display was notable for the eruptions of smoke from the engines, most likely Russian RD-93s.

But they are being built with new, lighter materials and powered with far more efficient engines.

Fumes filled the arena, engines revved, and the beastly vehicles made their way out on to the spotlight.

The Chinook vibrated with deeper and deeper groans until its twin engines managed to heave up our dead weight.

But this time, with all his cunning and perspiration, he could not induce another throb in the tired engines.

The king was struck with horror at the description I had given him of those terrible engines, and the proposal I had made.

Two huge steam engines had snorted and puffed for three whole years.

War turns them from making the glittering superfluities of peace to making its grim engines of destruction.

In comparison with the engines now in use, these Americans were very small ones.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to engines, such as: generator, tool, power plant, appliance, instrument, and motor.

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