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petrol engine

n
(Automotive Engineering) an internal-combustion engine that uses petrol as fuel
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Noun1.petrol engine - an internal-combustion engine that burns gasolinepetrol engine - an internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
inlet manifold - manifold that carries vaporized fuel from the carburetor to the inlet valves of the cylinders
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
put-put - a small gasoline engine (as on motor boat)
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