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engine

A device for converting energy into mechanical motion.

dental engine

A machine that rotates dental instruments.

high-speed engine

A machine that rotates a dental instrument in excess of 12,000 rpm.

ultraspeed engine

A machine that rotates a dental instrument at speeds from 100,000 to 300,000 rpm.
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Norfolk Southern is taking additional steps to reduce emissions in Chicago by pairing three of the "Eco" units with "slugs" - engineless locomotives equipped with traction motors that add emissions-free pulling power - and installing plug-in engine heating systems to eliminate locomotive idling in collaboration with U.
Then there is the Kantanka Odeneho II, an engineless five-seater electric car, also powered by solar energy and electricity, which uses no fuel or water.
The Perlan 2 glider, the world s first engineless aircraft designed to reach the edge of space, achieved its successful first flight today in a historic moment about 5,000 feet above Roberts Field, the Redmond Municipal Airport in Oregon.
In addition, each boat can take up to three auxiliary engineless boats called "alijos" (up to 6 feet in length with one crew member), which perform the same fishing operation.
To those not au fait with the Red Bull event, it requires individuals to build their own crate - the more eye-catching the better - then sit in the engineless machine while it hurtles 500 metres downhill.
Within minutes, the engineless glider aircraft is towed up in the air by a single-engine propeller plane.
Dubai Maritime City Authority has banned all engineless recreational marine craft -- including kayaks, canoes, sailboats and rowing boats -- from being used in Dubai's territorial waters after sunset.
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has banned all engineless recreational marine crafts including kayaks, canoes, sailboats and rowing boats in Dubai's territorial waters after sunset.
How is enabling people to get to work using engineless transport a waste of resources?
30pm | Like millions of blokes of a certain age, James May has a love of model aeroplanes, and here he sets out with the intention of achieving the first flight across the Channel by an engineless, home-made supersized toy.
30pm) LIKE millions of fellas, James loves model aeroplanes so he decides to try to find out if it's possible to fly an engineless, home-made super-sized toy across the English Channel.
Like millions of blokes of a certain age, he has a love of model aeroplanes, and here he sets out with the intention of achieving the first flight across the Channel by an engineless, home-made supersized toy.