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Origin of rotary engine
First recorded in 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for rotary engine
an internal-combustion engine having radial cylinders that rotate about a fixed crankshaft
an engine, such as a turbine or wankel engine, in which power is transmitted directly to rotating components
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