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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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Founded by three propulsion engineers in 1989, Reaction Engines produces robust technical designs for advanced heat exchangers, air-breathing engines, and the vehicles they could power.
An ISRO official told Indian news agency IANS that the two air-breathing engines hugging an Advanced Technology Vehicle rocket normally start breathing air when the rocket reaches a height of 11 kilometres.
The broad objective is to engage engineering students worldwide in practical design activities on air-breathing engines that are reasonably representative of the real world.