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twin-engine

[twin-en-juh n] /ˈtwɪnˈɛn dʒən/
adjective
1.
having two engines of equal power as prime movers:
a twin-engine airplane.
Origin of twin-engine
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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  • Rick climbed, then circled until Scotty saw the twin-engine transport approaching.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • The first two are twin-engine and the last three single-engine machines.

    Aviation in Peace and War Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes
  • A limited transport capability is provided by about a dozen twin-engine, piston-type transports.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

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