Origin of internal-combustion engine
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Even more astounding, the fledgling carmaker had ambitions to end the dominance of the world’s largest automakers and displace the modern era’s fundamental transportation technology, the internal-combustion engine.
Nor would they say whether Oshkosh has preformed a powertrain transition, swapping out an internal-combustion engine and transmission for electric parts, or how much that would cost.Electric automaker Workhorse sues Postal Service to halt truck contract|Jacob Bogage|June 16, 2021|Washington Post
The trucks are designed to run on either an internal-combustion engine or a battery-electric drivetrain, which has a higher purchase price but would save the Postal Service money over time in fuel and maintenance.
Right now we’re in a situation where natural scientists are learning the science of climate change, but engineering students in Spain are still learning about the internal-combustion engine as if it were still viable in a few years.The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education|Ciara Nugent|April 16, 2021|Time
Companies including GM and Daimler are getting credit for undergoing metamorphoses, though they have spent more than a century basing manufacturing, labor and retailing practices on the internal-combustion engine.Is the boom in electric vehicle stocks almost over?|Verne Kopytoff|December 19, 2020|Fortune
The jet engine instantly brought two advances over propellers: it doubled the speed and it was far more reliable.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
An F-35 was destroyed on takeoff earlier in the year when a design flaw in its Pratt & Whitney F135 engine sparked a fire.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Texas has also started to become an engine of economic growth.
Turn the heat down to 325°F and continue cooking until internal temperature reads 140°F on a thermometer.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result was a system not open to alternatives from the outside and with no internal incentives for innovation.
Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
It was only the engine drawing the train of cars up to the station to take the passengers away.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
“Mon pauvre petit, you are hungry,” said Aristide, carrying it to the car racked by the clattering engine.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Adjoining the engine-house on the other side, is the stable, where five splendid horses are kept.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The huge engine, the wonderful carriages, the imposing guard, the busy porters and the bustling station.
British Dictionary definitions for internal-combustion engine
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Cultural definitions for internal-combustion engine
Any engine powered by burning fuel inside it (for example, a standard automobile engine). Internal-combustion engines normally burn fossil fuels and therefore are a major source of air pollution. (See smog.)