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Definitions of engine:

part of speech: noun

A complex and powerful machine, esp. a prime mover, a military machine: anything used to effect a purpose. In mech. any mechanical instrument of complicated parts, which concur in producing an intended effect: a machine for applying any of the mechanical or physical powers to effect a particular purpose: esp. a machine for applying steam to propel vessels, railway trains, etc.: a steam- engine.

part of speech: noun

Any mechanical contrivance; a machine composed of many or different parts in order to produce a certain result; any combination of the mechanical powers for producing an effect.

part of speech: noun

An apparatus for converting physical force, as heat, into mechanical power; a skilful mechanical contrivance.

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