enginenoun [ C ]uk /ˈen.dʒɪn/ us /ˈen.dʒɪn/
a jet engine
a car engine
- Tell the mechanic that the engine was making a strange grinding noise.
- It's fairly simple to modify the engine to run on lead-free fuel.
- The plane's engine failed and the pilot was forced to bail out.
- My car engine overheated because the water had leaked out of the radiator.
- The boat was about a mile from the shore when the engine suddenly died.