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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Tenders are invited for Overhauling Of Auxiliary Engine Of Tps Make Mrs Ba No.
Stock Sweepers LTD have been working in collaboration with Water Fuel Engineering (WFE) to develop a low emission auxiliary engine, which powers the vehicleas brushes and vacuum.
The boat's main engine had failed after launching from Meols and its auxiliary engine did not have the power to overcome the receding tide.
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.
D Series units are powered by a heavy-duty diesel fueled 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 policy has been serving as an auxiliary engine of the economy,'' Fukuma said.
Two engines power the vehicle, a 420hp auxiliary engine at the rear and a 300hp traction engine at the front.
Tenders are invited for new or used street sweeper with less than 12,000 chassis miles, a maximum of 1,750 auxiliary engine.

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