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1. internal-combustion_engine

noun. a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine.

Synonyms

  • block
  • reciprocating engine
  • diesel motor
  • lubricating system
  • outboard motor
  • motor vehicle
  • powerboat
  • rotary engine
  • cylinder block
  • gas engine
  • poppet
  • diesel
  • motorboat
  • heat engine
  • engine block
  • pressure feed
  • supercharger
  • four-stroke internal-combustion engine
  • force-feed lubricating system
  • pressure-feed lubricating system
  • ICE
  • diesel engine
  • four-stroke engine
  • self-starter
  • petrol engine
  • gasoline engine
  • automotive vehicle
  • outboard
  • radial engine
  • force feed
  • valve-in-head engine

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

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Example sentences of the word internal-combustion


1. Noun Phrase
The internal combustion engine is the most common one you will interact with on a daily basis.

2. Noun Phrase
They are another kind of internal combustion engine.

3. Noun Phrase
Standard-performing vehicles are outfitted to use the correct amount of compression to eliminate internal combustion pings.

4. Noun Phrase
Besides the standard, gasoline-powered internal combustion engine, other types of engines are used in some cars.

2. combustion

noun. ['kəmˈbʌstʃən'] a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light.

Synonyms

  • oxidisation
  • internal combustion
  • deflagration
  • oxidation
  • burning
  • oxidization
  • flaming
  • flame

Antonyms

  • mitigated
  • cold
  • calmness

Etymology

  • combustion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • combustio (Latin)

3. combustion

noun. ['kəmˈbʌstʃən'] the act of burning something.

Synonyms

  • arson
  • lighting
  • firing
  • burning
  • ignition
  • incineration
  • change of integrity
  • incendiarism
  • fire-raising
  • kindling

Antonyms

  • unexciting
  • dark
  • unimportant
  • bore

Etymology

  • combustion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • combustio (Latin)

4. combustion

noun. ['kəmˈbʌstʃən'] a state of violent disturbance and excitement.

Synonyms

  • uproar
  • garboil
  • tumult

Etymology

  • combustion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • combustio (Latin)

5. internal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːnəl'] happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface.

Synonyms

  • internecine
  • spatial relation
  • interior
  • position
  • inside
  • intrinsic

Antonyms

  • external
  • outer
  • peripheral
  • inclusive

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)

6. internal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːnəl'] inside the country.

Synonyms

  • home
  • interior
  • national

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)

7. internal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːnəl'] occurring within an institution or community.

Synonyms

  • intragroup

Antonyms

  • interior
  • inwardness

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)

8. internal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːnəl'] located inward.

Synonyms

  • inward
  • inner

Antonyms

  • bloodless
  • southernness
  • anterior

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)

9. internal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːnəl'] innermost or essential.

Synonyms

  • inner
  • intrinsical
  • intrinsic

Antonyms

  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality
  • anteriority

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)
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