engine: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (en'jun), [key]
- a machine for converting thermal energy into mechanical energy or power to produce force and motion.
- a railroad locomotive.
- a fire engine.
- any mechanical contrivance.
- a machine or instrument used in warfare, as a battering ram, catapult, or piece of artillery.
- an instrument of torture, esp. the rack.
- engine (Thesaurus)