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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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Company D had increased its market shares in laser printer engines significantly in the mid-1990s; it manufactured approximately 36 million engines that were incorporated into its own brand of laser printers or in original equipment manufacturing contracts.