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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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The Ministry of Railways will have to pay 22 billion to 500 million rupees to the US to buy these railway engines.
Sources added that ministry of Railways will have to pay 22 billion and 500 million rupees to US to buy these railway engines.
A GREAT job has been done on refurbishing Liverpool Museum, but what happened to the railway engines, cars and carriages that used to be stored for viewing in the basement?
It was crowned, like many Victorian main stations, by a large glass domed roof, presumably to cope with the smoke and steam of the magnificent railway engines of that time.
Islamabad -- First shipment of nine Chinese railway engines is expected to arrive at Karachi port on Tuesday.
Out of 465 railway engines 325 are out of order and not even a single engine is in running condition, while only one goods train is functional.
The PR s Risalpur-based locomotive factory is able to assemble railway engines.
In front of the furnaces are the railway engines with their trucks loaded either with slag to take away or ore to deliver, it is a very busy scene indeed.
Since Mr Sell sat down in a field near Leadgate to paint, an entire generation has grown up without experiencing the red dust, the smell of the furnaces and the clank of the railway engines from the 700-acre site.
It's Rusty who starts as the underdog in the battle of the railway engines in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical show but ends triumphant.
many of the hundreds of boys who sat on worn benches construing their Caesar while the railway engines whistled below went on to win awards at the major universities.
When questioned, the federal Railways' minister stated that PR had yet to receive the 'bail-out package' as announced by federal cabinet, which was the reason for paucity of Railway engines , causing losses.