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twin-engine

[twin-en-juh n]
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  1. having two engines of equal power as prime movers: a twin-engine airplane.
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Origin of twin-engine

First recorded in 1930–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Rick climbed, then circled until Scotty saw the twin-engine transport approaching.

    The Golden Skull

    John Blaine

  • The first two are twin-engine and the last three single-engine machines.

    Aviation in Peace and War

    Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes

  • A limited transport capability is provided by about a dozen twin-engine, piston-type transports.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole