in-line engine

\ (ˌ)in-ˈlīn- How to pronounce in-line engine (audio) , ˈin-ˌlīn- \

Definition of in-line engine

: an internal combustion engine in which the cylinders are arranged in one or more parallel straight lines — compare radial engine, v-engine

First Known Use of in-line engine

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“In-line engine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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