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engines, plural;
  1. A machine with moving parts that converts power into motion

  2. A thing that is the agent or instrument of a particular process
    • - exports used to be the engine of growth
  3. A railroad locomotive

  4. A mechanical device or instrument, esp. one used in warfare
    • - a siege engine

  1. motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
  2. something used to achieve a purpose; "an engine of change"
  3. locomotive: a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
  4. an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.; "medieval engines of war"
  5. Engine is the second album by American Music Club. It was jointly released by Frontier and Grifter in the US and by Zippo in the UK and Europe in 1987.Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. ...
  6. Engine is an American progressive metal band. Engine's lead singer is Ray Alder of Fate's Warning.
  7. Engine were a British boogie-rock band formed in July 1979 in Birkenhead, near Liverpool, England.
  8. An engine is a continuation-based construct that provides timed preemption. Engines which can contain other engines are sometimes called nesters and engines which don't have this ability are then called flat engines. To implement timed preemption there needs to be a clock. ...
  9. Engine is Engine's self-titled album.
  10. A game engine is a software system designed for the creation and development of video games. There are many game engines that are designed to work on video game consoles and desktop operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. ...
  11. Cunning, trickery; The result of cunning; a plot, a scheme; A device to convert energy into useful mechanical motion, especially heat energy; A powered locomotive used for pulling cars on railways; A person or group of people which influence a larger group; the brain or heart; A software ...
  12. ("Engines") means for GridServer products a single thread that processes tasks or services in a first in, first out (FIFO) queue, and for FabricServer products a single agent that manages the deployment and performance of an application. ...
  13. (Engines) (1.) Heb. hishalon i.e., "invention" (as in Ecc 7:29) contrivances indicating ingenuity. In Ch2 26:15 it refers to inventions for the purpose of propelling missiles from the walls of a town, such as stones (the Roman balista) and arrows (the catapulta). (2.) Heb. mechi kobollo , i.e. ...
  14. (Engines) 2 x Rolls-Royce Dart Mk532-7 turboprops each delivering 1835 SHP/1990 SHP with water/methanol injection
  15. ([ edit ] Engines) [ edit ] Third generation
  16. In cycling, that's you!
  17. Code, usually grouped into one or more classes, that performs a specific function. Examples are graphics engine, combat engine, etc.
  18. The methanol or gasoline fueled power plant used in a model. Two or four-stroke gasoline and glow engines are very popular in aircraft. Four-stroke engines tend to turn higher diameter lower pitch props, and therefore tend to be used in applications requiring more torque and less speed response.
  19. originally a term applied to any machine but in a papermill particularly to the Hollander beater.
  20. An engine, for the purposes of Haystack, is a third-party search solution. It might be a full service (i.e. Solr) or a library to build an engine with (i.e. Whoosh)
  21. To dream of an engine, denotes you will encounter grave difficulties and journeys, but you will have substantial friends to uphold you. Disabled engines stand for misfortune and loss of relatives.
  22. means a locomotive propelled by any form of energy and used by a railroad.
  23. Any ground vehicle providing specified levels of pumping, water and hose capacity.
  24. A machine for converting the heat content of fuel into rotary motion that can be used to power other machines.
  25. The engine is also referred to as a pumper because of its ability to pump water. In most cases, an engine carries small ground ladders, supply line to connect it with a hydrant, hand lines to fight the fire with and a tank holding between 500 and 1,000 gallons of water.