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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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Simon Carlisle, Rolls-Royce, Executive Vice President Strategy and Future Programmes - Civil Large Engines, said: "This first flight is another major milestone for our Advance and UltraFan engine designs.
The novel engine design is flexible and allows adjustments in order to enable the use of any available gasoline octane ratio on the market.
Therefore Ronny faces an agonising decision - keep the truth from his best friend until the automotive company has signed on the dotted line or tell Nick everything and plunge the engine design project into chaos.
Air-breathing engine designs have several advantages over rockets for hypersonic applications, scientists said.
Isuzu direct-injection and common rail engine designs literally transform the nature of light-duty diesel application.
Rolls-Royce today shared details of its next generation of engine designs, which could be ready within ten years, featuring technology innovation designed to transform performance.
The engine in question isn't your typical weed whip's two-stroke, but a high-value design that mimics a typical automotive four-stroke engine design with overhead cams, poppet valves, and cylinder scavenging via a supercharger.
The aerospike engine design is distinguished by ``ramps'' that shape its thrust and the lack of conventional bell nozzles like those on the space shuttle.
Turbine Truck Engines has surpassed all expectations regarding the development of our patented engine design.
CEP #1 is scheduled to begin volume production this fall and Price thinks that the speed and flexibility of the new plant could cause a fundamental shift in the role of manufacturing in Ford's engine design cycle.
The SR-71 will be making a flight in preparation for experiments involving an engine design being considered for the NASA/Lockheed Martin X-33 spacecraft program, NASA officials said.
It accomplished these advances by focusing on the heart of the engine, challenging conventional approaches to engine design in place for over 120 years.