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diesel engine
one cycle of a four-stroke
diesel engine
A. intake stroke
B. compression stroke
C. power stroke
D. exhaust stroke

diesel engine

n.
An internal-combustion engine that uses the heat of highly compressed air to ignite a spray of fuel introduced after the start of the compression stroke.

[After Rudolf Diesel.]

diesel engine

or

diesel motor

n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of internal-combustion engine in which atomized fuel oil is sprayed into the cylinder and ignited by compression alone

die′sel en`gine


n.
a compression-ignition engine in which a spray of fuel, introduced into air compressed to a temperature of approximately 1000° F (538° C), ignites at a virtually constant pressure.
[1890–95]

die·sel engine

(dē′zəl)
An internal-combustion engine in which the fuel oil is ignited by the heat of air that has been highly compressed in the cylinder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diesel engine - an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oildiesel engine - an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
diesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
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
Translations
ديزِل
dieselový motor
dieselmotor
dízelmotor
dísilhreyfill, dísilvél
dyzelinis kurasdyzelinis variklis
dīzeļmotors
dieselový motor
dizel motoru

diesel engine

nmotore m diesel inv

diesel engine

(ˈdiːzəl)
an internal-combustion engine in lorries etc, in which a heavy form of oil is used.
diesel fuel/oil
heavy oil used as fuel for a diesel engine.
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