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Diesel engine

Diesel engine Meaning & Definition
Diesel engine Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Diesel engine?

[n] an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

Synonyms | Synonyms for Diesel engine: diesel | diesel motor

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See Also | diesel locomotive | ICE | internal-combustion engine

Diesel engine In Webster's Dictionary

\Die"sel en`gine\ or motor \mo`tor\ [After Dr. Rudolf Diesel, of Munich, the inventor.] A type of internal-combustion engine in which the air drawn in by the suction stroke is so highly compressed that the heat generated ignites the fuel (usually crude oil), the fuel being automatically sprayed into the cylinder under pressure. The Diesel engine has a very high thermal efficiency.

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