That, she says, “is why I led the fight to require the Coast Guard to buy their engines from us, not foreign companies.”
The engines are designed to fall away in a sharp impact and would fall like bombs.
At that point, with a loss of symmetry in the power provided by the engines, the airplane banks sharply and dives, into the water.
Rolls Royce Motor Cars is a subsidiary of BMW, who make the engines.
I was sleeping late after a long weekend of work, when my girlfriend heard the roar of its engines approaching.
The ship swerved tipsily and then the engines ceased their throbbing.
But her engines were reversed the instant the accident occurred.
It is first found, in spite of the fume of the engines, in Howrah Station.
Now the engines were stopped altogether, and we drifted with the current.
But the water is in the form of high-pressure steam, which is used in engines.
c.1300, "mechanical device," also "skill, craft," from Old French engin "skill, cleverness," also "trick, deceit, stratagem; war machine" (12c.), from Latin ingenium "inborn qualities, talent" (see ingenious). At first meaning a trick or device, or any machine (especially military); sense of "device that converts energy to mechanical power" is 18c., especially of steam engines.
A machine that turns energy into mechanical force or motion, especially one that gets its energy from a source of heat, such as the burning of a fuel. The efficiency of an engine is the ratio between the kinetic energy produced by the machine and the energy needed to produce it. See more at internal-combustion engine, steam engine., See also motor.
(1.) Heb. hishalon i.e., "invention" (as in Eccl. 7:29) contrivances indicating ingenuity. In 2 Chr. 26:15 it refers to inventions for the purpose of propelling missiles from the walls of a town, such as stones (the Roman balista) and arrows (the catapulta). (2.) Heb. mechi kobollo, i.e., the beating of that which is in front a battering-ram (Ezek. 26:9), the use of which was common among the Egyptians and the Assyrians. Such an engine is mentioned in the reign of David (2 Sam. 20:15).