HyperDic: petrol_engine

English > 1 sense of the expression petrol engine:
NOUNartifactpetrol engine, gasoline enginean internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline
English > petrol engine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines.
Synonymgasoline engine
Part ofcar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Partsinlet manifoldmanifold that carries vaporized fuel from the carburetor to the inlet valves of the cylinders
Narrowerput-putA small gasoline engine (as on motor boat)
Broaderinternal-combustion engine, ICEA heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace
Spanishmotor de gasolina
Catalanmotor de gasolina

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