Synonyms and Antonyms for external-combustion_engine

1. external (adj.)

happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface

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2. external-combustion engine (n.)

a heat engine in which ignition occurs outside the chamber (cylinder or turbine) in which heat is converted to mechanical energy

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3. external (adj.)

coming from the outside

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4. external (adj.)

from or between other countries

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5. external (adj.)

purely outward or superficial

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6. external (n.)

outward features

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8. four-stroke internal-combustion engine (n.)

an internal-combustion engine in which an explosive mixture is drawn into the cylinder on the first stroke and is compressed and ignited on the second stroke; work is done on the third stroke and the products of combustion are exhausted on the fourth stroke

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