Definition of Gasoline engine
1. Noun. An internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines.
Group relationships: Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar
Terms within: Inlet Manifold
Generic synonyms: Ice, Internal-combustion Engine
Specialized synonyms: Put-put
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Literary usage of Gasoline engine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"The defendant denied the allegations of the plaintiffs, and contended that they bought from him the gasoline engine under an express warranty, ..."
2. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"CHAPTER H MODERN ENGINE TYPES AND THEIR OPERATING PRINCIPLES Forms of Power Plants Commonly Used—How Power is Generated—How gasoline engine Works—Comparing ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1903)
"'Oí by the gasoline-engine running the electric motor as a dynamo when the vessel is at the ... In the rear compartment is the 4-cylinder gasoline-engine, ..."
4. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"The gasoline engine is much more economical than either the steam or electric, and after being once started has great flexibility. It is also better adapted ..."
5. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"The Otto Gasoline-engine. (Eng^g News, May 4, 1893. ... claimed that where but a small gasoline-engine is used and the gasoline bought at retail the liquid ..."
6. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North (1914)
"The other solution to cheapen the cost of power generation is to adapt the gasoline engine itself, so that it could burn a cheaper fuel, for example, ..."