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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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They use tow planes to take these engineless gliders up to about 3,000 feet.
The company is negotiating agreements with Ford and GM to convert their engineless "gliders " into EVs.
awrance, of Melton, Leics, took up piloting the engineless planes in 1959 while five months pregnant, and has made more than 1,800 flights.
Indonesian authorities say a second boatload of Rohingya migrants found off the western island of Sumatra have told them they were cast adrift in an engineless boat after being beaten by the Thai military.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's engineless, computer-guided X-37 was released from its mother ship at an altitude of 35,000 feet and flew to a landing at Edwards Air Force Base on Sept.
The tradition of Soap Box racing goes back to 1937 when it became a national past time in which boys would race their engineless go carts down hills to compete in local, regional, and national competitions.
The engineless static replica would be moored on the waterfront.
With husband John, who works at Triumph Motorbikes, she will take to the water in a 57ft cruiser-style narrowboat, which tows an engineless butty with two guest bedrooms.
In February 1941, after studying engineless flight, glider production was approved.
Unmanned and engineless, the 36ft craft will be hurtled into the atmosphere on the back of a rocket, the official said.