[in-tur-nl-kuh m-buhs-chuh n]
- of or relating to an internal-combustion engine.
Origin of internal-combustion
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for internal-combustion
The internal-combustion engine is the heart of the submarine.The Wonder Book of Knowledge
She was the first submarine to be fitted with an internal-combustion engine.Aircraft and Submarines
Willis J. Abbot.
The tool has come, the internal-combustion engine is altering the face of the marine world.
The stillness of just-before-dawn was broken by the distant rumble of an internal-combustion engine.Operation Terror
William Fitzgerald Jenkins
It represents the greatest possible utilization of the power of heat in an internal-combustion engine.Aviation Engines
Victor Wilfred Pag