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engine block

n.
The cast metal block containing the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine.
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cyl′inder block`


n.
the metal casting in which the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine are bored.
Also called engine block.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.engine block - a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engineengine block - a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
casting, cast - object formed by a mold
piston chamber, cylinder - a chamber within which piston moves
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
reciprocating engine - an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
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Translations

engine block

n (Aut) → blocco motore
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