V-engine

noun

V-en·​gine ˈvē- How to pronounce V-engine (audio)
: an internal combustion engine whose cylinders are arranged in two banks forming an acute or right angle

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of V-engine was circa 1922

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“V-engine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/V-engine. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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