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1. 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)

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Rhymes with Internal Combustion Engine

Sentences with internal-combustion-engine


1. Noun Phrase
An internal combustion engine will not run with a broken timing chain or belt.

2. Noun Phrase
The invention of the internal combustion engine made trade possible in places not served by railway.

3. Noun Phrase
The two-stroke internal combustion engine was once common in many applications.

4. Noun Phrase
The compressor has a similar design to an internal combustion engine; it even looks similar.

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. internal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːnəl'] inside the country.

Synonyms

  • home
  • interior
  • national

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)

5. internal

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

Synonyms

  • intragroup

Antonyms

  • interior
  • inwardness

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)

6. internal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːnəl'] located inward.

Synonyms

  • inward
  • inner

Antonyms

  • bloodless
  • southernness
  • anterior

Etymology

  • internalis (Latin)

7. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work.

Synonyms

  • motor
  • donkey engine
  • power train
  • heat engine
  • gear
  • aircraft engine
  • geartrain
  • reaction-propulsion engine
  • generator
  • reaction engine
  • train
  • automobile engine
  • auxiliary engine
  • camshaft

Antonyms

  • walk
  • big
  • large
  • unattractive

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] something used to achieve a purpose.

Synonyms

  • causal agency
  • cause

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks.

Synonyms

  • fender
  • train
  • cowcatcher
  • self-propelled vehicle
  • buffer
  • traction engine
  • choo-choo
  • pilot
  • tank engine
  • locomotive
  • switch engine
  • pilot engine
  • locomotive engine
  • tank locomotive
  • iron horse
  • railway locomotive
  • diesel locomotive
  • footplate
  • electric locomotive
  • steam locomotive
  • donkey engine
  • dinkey
  • shunter
  • dinky

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc..

Synonyms

  • instrument
  • catapult
  • bricole
  • onager
  • trebucket
  • mangonel
  • battering ram
  • ballista
  • arbalist
  • arbalest

Antonyms

  • afferent
  • noncausative
  • rotor
  • stator

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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