Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Engine"

The meaning of "Engine" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa I fired up the willing engine, responding with a roar.
A: This is personification. It is the giving of a human quality to an object for comparison purposes. The writer is saying that the engine is willing.In other words, the engine wants to start up and run and roar, because that is what it was made to do.
Q: O que significa engine?
A: a motor or device that gives power to (typically) a vehicle.
Q: O que significa FINE-TUNING the engine?
A: when you "fine-tune" something that means to you are making it better by a small amount so when you are "fine-tuning" an engine you are making it slightly better
Q: O que significa The engine kicked over a few times and then stopped for good.?
A: You turned the key, and the car made sounds like it was going to start, but then it quit working. “For good” means permanent, or forever (at least until you have the car repaired).
Q: O que significa the engine and ITS MOUNTS 43?
A: The engine mounts are the brackets, the pieces of metal, that hold the engine in place.

Example sentences using "Engine"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com engine.
A: The cars engine made some odd noises, then stopped running.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com engine .
A: When I got into my car, the engine wouldn't start.

Synonyms of "Engine" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre The engine in itself is very good e The engine itself is very good ?
A: 'itself' that thing specifically. 'The engine itself works well. The doors on the other hand have holes in it.'
'in itself' on its own, whithout anything else. 'The engine works well in itself, but with this car it's useless.'
Q: Qual é a diferença entre engine e motor ?
A: They are very similar and serve similar purposes, but an engine runs on combustible energy while a motor runs on electricity!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre engine e motor ?
A: An engine normally refers to a car or vehicle. A motor can be a more general term, for example a car has a motor or engine. A toy helicopter has an electric motor, but it would be uncommon to call it an engine.
*If this is hard to read I can rephrase.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "engine" e "motor" ?
A: technically an engine is a type of motor, but we don't use the words that way. a motor is more general, robots have motors, motorcycles have motors, they can be electric, gas, whatever.

generally an engine is combustible and runs on gasoline or some other substance like ethanol.

they are basically synonyms, it's just that motor is more general.

Translations of "Engine"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? engine
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "engine stalled" in diffenert words
A: engine died
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? how you say engine in your language
A: machine
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? engine
A: En-gi-n

Other questions about "Engine"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar engine.
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Q: I have an old boat.The engine stops while driving many times.It is annoying to fix it while drifting on the sea. soa natural?
A: Hi

It’s natural, very good!

This is more advanced:

​‎I have an old boat and the engine often stops while driving, it is annoying to fix it while drifting on the open sea.
Q: They showed that this engine not only increases the performance in the same way as the mechanical engine, but unlike them, does not produce pollution. soa natural?
A: just the 'unlike them' sounds weird because we don't understand who them is
Q: Which is correct?

1) Which engine runs most efficiently ?

2) Which engine runs the
most efficiently ?
A: The second one is more natural but they could both work.
Q: How is "engine" actually pronounced ? I've heard people pronounce the 'i' /aɪ/ like in "smile", and others pronounce it /ɪ/ like in "imaginary".
A: It should be like in "imaginary."
"Smile" is wrong.

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