HyperDic: heat_engine

English > 1 sense of the expression heat engine:
NOUNartifactheat engineany engine that makes use of heat to do work
English > heat engine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny engine that makes use of heat to do work.
Narrowerexternal-combustion engineA heat engine in which ignition occurs outside the chamber (cylinder or turbine) in which heat / heat is converted to mechanical energy
internal-combustion engine, ICEA heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace
Broaderenginemotor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
Spanishmotor térmico
Catalanmàquina tèrmica

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict