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radial engine

n.
An internal-combustion engine, formerly used in propeller-driven aircraft, with cylinders arranged radially around the crankshaft.

radial engine

n
(Mechanical Engineering) an internal-combustion engine having a number of cylinders arranged about a central crankcase

ra′dial en′gine


n.
an internal-combustion engine having the cylinders arranged in radial opposition, found mainly on older aircraft.
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Noun1.radial engine - an internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcaseradial engine - an internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcase
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
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The DD-110 features the latest radial piston hydraulic motor thrust drive that increases hydraulic efficiency for maximum thrust power, improved rotary speed and sliding rotary spindle for increased flexibility during pipe make up and breakout.
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The key component of the Turbo Hydraulic System is a Hagglunds radial piston motor from Rexroth, which is directly coupled to the crankshaft of the large engine.
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