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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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Addressing the members of the committee, the Chairman said that as many as 175 PR employees working for one railway engine while in India, this number is 145 and getting profit but our railway department is facing deficit.
Our younger grandson, aged nearly three, stood awestruck in front of the old railway engine in the science museum section and we couldn't get him away from it.
He journeys around Wales in search of objects that tell stories of the nation's influence on the world and the world's influence on Wales, a trip which sees him firing up a replica of the first steam railway engine as well as getting behind the wheel of Babs, the car which once held the world land speed record set on Pendine Sands in 1926.
A railway engine is to be named Caerphilly Castle on Monday, more than 80 years after the same name was bestowed on a ground-breaking steam locomotive.
Janet began researching after her father told her as a child that a member of their family had helped build Britain's first railway engine.
Renowned for its strength and power, the former London & North Eastern Railway engine will pull the Shakespeare Express for one day only before moving on to Blackpool and Bath and Bristol later in the summer.
Each railway engine costs 200 million Kwanzas (one dollar corresponds to 100 Kwanzas).
6100 Royal Scot - the locomotive which wowed more than three million people in the United States and Canada during a famous transatlantic cost pounds 18 and pounds 69 on 01691 6 50 tour there in 1933 - and record-breaking Great Western Railway engine No.
Hawk-eyed contractors at Broseley Homes were about to start demolishing a former railway engine shed in Colliery Lane, Hetton-le-Hole, when they discovered the nest, high in an outside wall.
His party has been allotted the electoral symbol of railway engine.
He has revealed that the PR has not completed any agreement for the production of engines or spare parts in Ordnance factory during the past four-year period and it had not technically equipped to produce railway engine.
In later years the business moved a little further out of town along the Warwick Road, to opposite the railway engine sheds, where it eventually became a licensed.