auxiliary engine

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Noun1.auxiliary engine - (nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass)
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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Heavy-duty refrigerated trucks typically require an auxiliary engine or need to use their main engine power to operate the compressor of the refrigerator.
Detailed information such as averaged installed power, main and auxiliary engine load (see Table in the Appendix for full data).
For even higher energy efficiency, the all-in-one compressor-expander retrieves power by converting thermal energy into torque, then harnessing it for use by the auxiliary engine of the compressor.
Access to the auxiliary engine and tanks has also been increased.
The vehicle is to cover 109 km all-electric range, with an auxiliary engine to allow operation in hybrid mode.
The fire involved the ignition of oil that had been accidentally released within an auxiliary engine room boiler," he said.
An auxiliary engine for bicycles that Soichiro Honda developed shortly after World War II was the starting point of the automaker's business.
Clean Power is engaged in research and development to enhance the thermal efficiency and effectiveness of power generation through its CESAR process (Clean Energy Storage and Recovery) that uses otherwise wasted heat to generate pressure in saturated water and is then recovered by allowing vapor to form and expand through a suitable auxiliary engine.
The 80ft Pembrokeshire Beagle would have a modern interior and diesel auxiliary engine, but an exterior faithful to its 19th century forebear.
The most serious came in August 2004 when the auxiliary engine room was flooded because of a faulty sea valve.
The policy has been serving as an auxiliary engine of the economy,'' Fukuma said.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Auxiliary Engine L.

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