Meaning of ENGINE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ endʒɪn ]

( engines)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


The engine of a car or other vehicle is the part that produces the power which makes the vehicle move.

He got into the driving seat and started the engine. engine failure that forced a jetliner to crash-land in a field.



An engine is also the large vehicle that pulls a railway train.

In 1941, the train would have been pulled by a steam engine.


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