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Definition 1: a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for internal-combustion engine in the sense of this definition

(internal-combustion engine is a kind of ...) any engine that makes use of heat to do work

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) an internal-combustion engine in which power is transmitted directly to rotating components

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) an internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcase

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) an internal-combustion engine in which an explosive mixture is drawn into the cylinder on the first stroke and is compressed and ignited on the second stroke; work is done on the third stroke and the products of combustion are exhausted on the fourth stroke

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) an internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines

(... is a kind of internal-combustion engine ) an internal-combustion engine similar to a gasoline engine but using natural gas instead of gasoline vapor

(internal-combustion engine is a part of ...) mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings

(internal-combustion engine is a part of ...) a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines

(internal-combustion engine is a part of ...) compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine

(internal-combustion engine is a part of ...) a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine

"the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"

(internal-combustion engine is a part of ...) an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine

(... is part of internal-combustion engine) a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine

(... is part of internal-combustion engine) a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails

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