an internal-combustion engine driven by a mixture of air and gas.
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How to use gas engine in a sentence
The tradeoff is the drawbacks associated with gas engines—maintenance, fuel mixing, noise pollution, and air pollution.
A large-capacity muffler tamps down the decibel levels associated with most gas engines.
A pressure washer is essentially a power hose connected to a water pump powered by an electric motor or gas engine.The best pressure washer for cleaning away mud, oil, paint and more | Jeremy Helligar | March 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
Batteries back then, which were mostly lead-acid, couldn’t deliver anywhere near the distances or speeds of gas engines.Novel lithium-metal batteries will drive the switch to electric cars | Katie McLean | February 24, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The chuck-chuck-chuck of the gas engine told that Welborn was already on the job at the mine.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
It is also said that the Selden gas engine royalties exceed ten million dollars in amount.How to Succeed as an Inventor | Goodwin B. Smith
Dugald Clerk, in England, a high authority in practical work with the gas-engine, found that 10 per cent.
The principal elements of a gas engine are not difficult to understand and their functions are easily defined.
The only oil which is used to any extent in gas-engine lubrication that is not of mineral derivation is castor oil.
British Dictionary definitions for gas engine
a type of internal-combustion engine using a flammable gas, such as coal gas or natural gas, as fuel
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