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diesel engine

noun

Simple Definition of diesel engine

  • : a type of engine that uses diesel fuel rather than gasoline and that is used especially in large vehicles (such as trucks and buses)

Full Definition of diesel engine

  1. :  an internal combustion engine in which air is compressed to a temperature sufficiently high to ignite fuel injected into the cylinder where the combustion and expansion actuate a piston

1894

First Known Use of diesel engine

1894


DIESEL ENGINE Defined for Kids

diesel engine

noun

Definition of diesel engine

  1. :  an engine in which the mixture of air and fuel is compressed until enough heat is created to ignite the mixture that uses diesel fuel instead of gasoline




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