motor-e Diesel (#)
Fr.: moteur Diesel
After Rudolf Diesel (1858-1913), German engineer; → engine.
1) Any machine that converts energy, especially heat energy, into mechanical power
M.E. engin, from O.Fr. engin "skill, cleverness; war machine," from L. ingenium "inborn qualities, talent," from → in- "in" + gen-, root of gignere "to beget, produce;" cognate with Pers. zâdan "to bring forth, give birth;" → generate.
Motor, loanword from Fr. moteur, from L. motor "mover," from movere "to move."
A person who designs, constructs, or works with engines or machines.
M.E. engin(e)our, from O.Fr. engigneor, from L.L. ingeniare, → engine.
Mohandes, from Ar. muhandis "measurer," from Pers. andâzé, → measure.
The action, work, or profession of an engineer.
An → engine that works by taking in air at the front and expelling exhaust gases at the rear so that the reaction to this exhaust propels the vehicle forward.
mâšin-e boxâr (#)
Fr.: machine à vapeur
An engine in which the energy of hot → steam is converted into → mechanical power, especially an engine in which the force of expanding steam is used to drive one or more → pistons. The source of the steam is typically external to the part of the machine that converts the steam energy into → mechanical energy (Dictionary.com).