High-pressure engine

an engine in which steam at high pressure is used. It may be either a condensing or a noncondensing engine. Formerly the term was used only of the latter. See Steam engine.

See also: High-pressure

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She was a frigate of great speed, fitted with high-pressure engines which admitted a pressure of seven atmospheres.
Highly Loaded Front Block Compressor Demonstration: Tests to show Ultra High Bypass (UHB) or advanced turbofan efficiency improvements of a two-stage, transonic high-pressure engine compressor.
While working for the Ding Dong mine in Penzance he created a high-pressure engine for raising the ore to the surface.
The acquisition of Argo-Tech moves Eaton into high-pressure engine fuel systems.
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