V-engine

noun
V-en·​gine | \ ˈvē- How to pronounce V-engine (audio) \

Definition of V-engine

: an internal combustion engine whose cylinders are arranged in two banks forming an acute or right angle

First Known Use of V-engine

circa 1922, in the meaning defined above

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“V-engine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/V-engine. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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