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engine

noun apparatus, appliance, contraption, convenience, device, facility, generator, locomotive, machine, machinery, means, meehanical aid, mechanical device, mechanism, method, motor, muscle power, power plant, powerhouse, source of power, tool, transducer, transformer, turbine, utensil, utility
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In theory, the air-breathing engine could propel an aeroplane to speeds of Mach 7 or faster, enabling around-the-world flights that would take several hours.
Air-breathing engine designs have several advantages over rockets for hypersonic applications, scientists said.
It set world airspeed records for an aircraft powered by an air-breathing engine.