[ hes-uhl-muhn ]
/ ˈhɛs əl mən /
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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