diesel motor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diesel motor an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Diesel motor A type of internal-combustion engine in which the air drawn in by the suction stroke is so highly compressed that the heat generated ignites the fuel (usually a heavy oil), the fuel being automatically sprayed into the cylinder under pressure. The Diesel engine has a very high thermal efficiency.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
After Dr. Rudolf Diesel, , of Munich, the inventor

Usage

In literature:

The Fram's new engine is a direct reversible Marine-Polar-Motor, built by the Diesel Motor Co., of Stockholm.
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
As Dick sat down beside her, he could feel the throb of the diesel motor.
"Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!" by Warner Van Lorne
It came in the Diesel motor.
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
The gasoline engine of former years has been displaced by Diesel motors or adaptations of them.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
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In news:

Honda presents 1.6-liter diesel engine , upgraded CR-Z at Paris motor show.
General Motors plans to offer diesel engines in its light-duty pickups for the first time in two decades.
Infrared scan of parts washer pump-motor coupler at Consolidated Diesel.
With the addition of two "value driven" floorplans, Thor Motor Coach has expanded its Palazzo line of diesel motorhomes.
Motorized manufacturer Fleetwood RV Inc has introduced an expansive rear-bath floorplan with a walk-in wardrobe in the luxury American Eagle diesel pusher series.
Aqua -Hot Heating Systems ™ announced today that top motorhome manufacturer Thor Motor Coach has selected the Aqua -Hot 400D Hydronic Heating System for its flagship line of motorhomes, the all new 2013 Tuscany Diesel Pushers.
Smog checks are now required for additional diesel -powered vehicles, the state Department of Motor Vehicles said Tuesday.
Ford, General Motors and Chrysler all developed technology for diesels in the 20th century.
In his Dec 12 letter ("Switch to natural-gas -based motor fuel"), Jack Yerkes advocates converting business and government vehicle fleets from diesel fuel to compressed natural gas (CNG).
Red Line 10W40 high-performance, all-synthetic motor oil is formulated for gasoline and diesel engines.
The Thor Motor Coach Serrano type A motorhome has moved into the top 10 best-selling diesel motorhomes as of August 2011, according to Statistical Surveys Inc (SSI) of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Thor Motor Coach announced the promotion of veteran sales executive Adam Gudger to the position of national sales manager for the diesel division.
Officials say it's to pay for an elaborate, motorized diesel-pump system that all landowners pay equal fees to support, regardless of water use.
Ford and General Motors are said to be working on diesel-engine options for half-ton pickups to achieve better fuel economy and higher torque.
The rest (over half) is used to make things like: Solvents Diesel fuel Motor Oil Bearing Grease.
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