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An internal-combustion engine, formerly used in propeller-driven aircraft, with cylinders arranged radially around the crankshaft.
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(Mechanical Engineering) an internal-combustion engine having a number of cylinders arranged about a central crankcase
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an internal-combustion engine having the cylinders arranged in radial opposition, found mainly on older aircraft.
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|Noun||1.||radial engine - an internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcase|
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