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Overview of noun engine

The noun engine has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (9) engine

(motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work)

2. (2) engine

(something used to achieve a purpose; "an engine of change")

3. (1) locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotive

(a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks)

4. engine

(an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.; "medieval engines of war") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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