British Dictionary definitions for petrol engine
- an internal-combustion engine that uses petrol as fuel
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Examples from the Web for petrol engine
Bickerton found many odd jobs to occupy his time in connexion with the petrol-engine and the wireless installations.
The petrol-engine, as now used, emits the products of combustion at a high pressure.