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  1. Engines

    Engines is a 1959 science book for children by L. Sprague de Camp, illustrated by Jack Coggins, published by Golden Press. A revised edition issued as part of the publisher's Golden Library of Knowledge Series was published in 1961. As stated on the cover, the work is a survey of "Man's use of power, from the water wheel to the atomic pile."

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  1. engines

    Plural form of engine.

    The aircraft has four engines, each placed accuately according to its design.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 25, 2015  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'engines' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3683

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of engines in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of engines in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of engines in a Sentence

  1. Scott McLean:

    You don’t just throw resources at a wildfire, it’s like a battle -- you have to think what will be the most effective. Cal Fire usually depends on a mix of bulldozers, fire engines, inmate crews, and helicopters or airplanes, which disperse things like fire retardant, to stop wildfires. Using containment lines, or large areas where a bulldozer cuts away vegetation to the point where only dirt remains, is very common, he said. But this isn’t always an accessible option.

  2. Bernie Ecclestone:

    They( the cheaper engines) will probably have more power and use more fuel. It means I suppose that there would be regulation changes, which have already been anticipated for 2017 so there's nothing new.

  3. Kim Jong:

    But North Korean boats perform really poorly, with bad engines, risking lives to go far to catch more. Sometimes they drift, and fishermen starve to death.

  4. Donald Trump:

    This lively sport reflects our national spirit and our can-do attitude. At every NASCAR race, you will see thousands of patriotic Americans, from the grandstands to the pit stalls, proudly waving our flag and roaring with joy at the words,' Start your engines,'.

  5. Cliff Lanham:

    I'm looking forward to when those solids light on Monday and you feel that pounding in the chest, the roar of the engines, a lot of people have put in a tremendous amount of work to get us here, and it's going to be an exciting day for us.

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