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Hesselman engine

[hes-uh l-muh n]
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noun
  1. a low-compression oil engine requiring a spark for ignition.
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Origin of Hesselman engine

after Swedish engineer Knut Jonas Elias Hesselman (1877–1957), its inventor
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