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Origin of steam engine
OTHER WORDS FROM steam enginesteam-engine, adjective
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For example, the whole field of thermodynamics, and the idea of entropy, arose in part from trying to build better steam engines.
In a slim booklet that laid out all but one of the foundational principles of thermodynamics, he sought to establish the maximum efficiency steam engines could achieve.
Among multiple talents, he was a brilliant engineer and, like Carnot with his study of steam engines, was always looking for ways to improve the human lot.
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.
In 2006, the firm presided over a routine steam-injection procedure known as “well stimulation.”
Clearly, the least cool people are the most in-demand: the rich folks who power the Art Basel engine.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.
Two huge steam engines had snorted and puffed for three whole years.
Greenlaw (Charles P.), his efforts in obtaining steam for India, 560.
The steamboat of 1809 and the steam locomotive of 1830 were the direct result of what had gone before.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The Comet started on her first trip up the Arkansas, being the first steam boat that ascended that river.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell