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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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The first spacecraft since the shuttles to have the ability to return space experiments to Earth, the new Orbital Test Vehicle would be a space-going version of a computer-controlled engineless craft called the X-37 that recently completed flight tests at Edwards.
Crowds stand around and try to take pictures of an engineless F1 car while pretty, clearly bored girls stand next to diesel MPVs hoping somebody will show interest.
The engineless power units initially found their niche in the fire and rescue industry and more recently have experienced rapid growth into additional markets segments.
D I S S A V A G E D dissavage, verb, OED I K H A T A R E N E Ikhatarene, Morocco, 33[degrees] 17' N, 4[degrees] 44' W, NIMA S H O R T L I N G S shortlings, OED morling, 1833 quote S A R A R E S T I I Sararestii, Romania, 44[degrees] 56' N, 24[degrees] 52' E, NIMA A T T R I S T I N G attristing, OED attrist, verb V A L E S T O L E N Valestolen, Norway, 60[degrees] 49' N, 5[degrees] 32' E, NIMA A R I S T O T I L L aristotill, OED advertise, 1477 quote G E N T I L I T E E OED gentility, 1546 quote E N G I N E L E S S engineless, Webster2 D E S I G N L E S S designless, OED
This heroically politically incorrect track-cum-road-racer starts life as an engineless Clio 172, the hot front driven one.
One bidder splashed out pounds 6,000 on four engineless scooters and decided to fully equip one and present it to his 78-year-old mother.
He has flown in a powered parachute, an engineless gyroplane and helicopters of various sorts.
Mostly that means car/foot camping-based travel within the western US, sometimes alone, sometimes dragging a thought-provoking expensive engineless glider behind to indulge in a hobby of little apparent socially constructive value.
To navigate an engineless balloon around the globe, you don't just need upward lift; you also need the forward push of Earth's winds.
They could even sell engineless "gliders" to smaller conversion companies and let those companies do the retrofits.
When prevailing winds of 10 to 30 miles per hour blow from either the east or west, you're likely to find members of the South Bay Soaring Society here--particularly on a Sunday--as they launch and maneuver their radio-controlled engineless craft (no motorized model airplanes are allowed).
Talend's flexible and scalable big data integration solutions are based on an engineless next-generation architecture that natively leverages Hadoop for all data transformation and cleansing operations - unlike legacy integration solutions.