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engine

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈendʒɪn/
MACHINE A2 the part of a vehicle that uses energy from oil, electricity, or steam to make it move: a diesel engine Please turn your engine off while waiting in the queue.The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
TRAIN the part of a train that pulls it along →  See also fire engine , search engine Trains and parts of trains
(Definition of engine from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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