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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) (Pronounced, in this sense, ////.) Natural capacity; ability; skill.

2. (n.) Anything used to effect a purpose; any device or contrivance; an agent.

3. (n.) Any instrument by which any effect is produced; especially, an instrument or machine of war or torture.

4. (n.) A compound machine by which any physical power is applied to produce a given physical effect.

5. (v. t.) To assault with an engine.

6. (v. t.) To equip with an engine; -- said especially of steam vessels; as, vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.

7. (v. t.) (Pronounced, in this sense.) To rack; to torture.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ENGINE

en'-jin (2 Chronicles 26:15 Ezekiel 26:9; APC 1Macc 6:51; 13:43 f).

See SIEGE.

Strong's Hebrew
6904. qebol -- something in front, a military siege engine
... 6903, 6904. qebol. 6905 . something in front, a military siege engine.
Transliteration: qebol Phonetic Spelling: (ko'-bel) Short Definition: rams. ...
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2810. chishshabon -- device, invention
... engine, invention. From chashab; a contrivance, ie Actual (a warlike machine) or
mental (a machination) -- engine, invention. see HEBREW chashab. 2809, 2810. ...
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Library

But How Didst Thou Make the Heaven and the Earth? and what the ...
... Book XI Chapter V But how didst Thou make the heaven and the earth? and what
the engine of� ... and what the engine of Thy so mighty fabric? ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter v but how didst.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... We remained at Falmouth twenty-four hours, taking in coals and repairing the engine,
which had sustained considerable damage. On Monday the 7th inst. ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 16.htm

Keep the Fire Burning While the Frost Lasts!
... If he did not look to this, he would find himself stopping between stations, and
would have to submit to the indignity of being drawn by another engine! ...
//christianbookshelf.org/champness/broken bread/xlvi keep the fire burning.htm

The Revolution of 1911
... Protest was useless, and we had to submit to see the engine detached and
ourselves abandoned, a useless derelict, on a rusty siding. ...
/.../the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter xix the revolution of.htm

Time Changes Nations' Dresses --And Fortunes.
... but a beam-like engine it is, which does military service in battering
walls"never before poised by any, the redoubted Carthage,. ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter i time changes nations dressesand.htm

San Josef
... To the right, the vast southern flat, with its smoking engine-house chimneys and
bright green cane-pieces, and, beyond all, the black wall of the primeval ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/at last/chapter ix san josef.htm

Cape York
... before found its way to these seas, it was interesting to watch the impression upon
the singular beings now visited, when they descended into the engine-room. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/murray/kalli the esquimaux christian /cape york.htm

'A Time to Plant'
... The engine-driver knows why he reverses his engine, and not the wheels that are
running in opposite directions in consecutive moments according to his will. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a time to plant.htm

Paul Before his Conversion.
... The engine was reversed, and the direction changed; but it remained the same
engine, and its power was increased under the new inspiration. ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 30 paul before his.htm

The Work of Regeneration.
... Applied to a steam-engine, being is the engine itself, with its cylinders, pipes,
wheels, and screws; but its nature is the action manifest as soon as steam ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxii the work of regeneration.htm

Thesaurus
Engine
... 4. (n.) A compound machine by which any physical power is applied to produce a
given physical effect. 5. (vt) To assault with an engine. ...ENGINE. ...
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Throw (135 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To fling or cast in any manner; to drive to a distance from the hand or
from an engine; to propel; to send; as, to throw stones or dust with the hand ...
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Brake (80 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) An extended handle by means of which a number of men can unite in working
a pump, as in a fire engine. 6. (n.) A baker's kneading though. ...
/b/brake.htm - 34k

Lag (1 Occurrence)
... 5. (n.) The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class. 6. (n.) The amount of
retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing. ...
/l/lag.htm - 7k

Power (862 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Ability, regarded as put forth or exerted; strength, force, or energy in
action; as, the power of steam in moving an engine; the power of truth, or of ...
/p/power.htm - 66k

Engines (4 Occurrences)
... 26:9), the use of which was common among the Egyptians and the Assyrians. Such
an engine is mentioned in the reign of David (2 Samuel 20:15). ...
/e/engines.htm - 8k

Trunk (3 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) A large pipe forming the piston rod of a steam engine, of sufficient diameter
to allow one end of the connecting rod to be attached to the crank, and ...
/t/trunk.htm - 9k

Receiver (1 Occurrence)
... of Air pump. 7. (n.) A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the high-pressure
cylinder before it enters the low-pressure cylinder, in a compound engine. ...
/r/receiver.htm - 8k

Duty (90 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) The efficiency of an engine, especially a steam pumping engine, as measured
by work done by a certain quantity of fuel; usually, the number of pounds ...
/d/duty.htm - 37k

Doctor (5 Occurrences)
... an exigency; as, the doctor of a calico-printing machine, which is a knife to remove
superfluous coloring matter; the doctor, or auxiliary engine, called also ...
/d/doctor.htm - 10k



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