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Noun: direct injection diesel
  1. A diesel engine that has injectors mounted at the top of the combustion chamber; the injectors are activated either by hydraulic pressure from the fuel pump, or an electronic signal from an engine controller.
    "Fuel consumption of direct injection diesels is about 15-20% lower than indirect injection diesels.";
    - direct injection diesel engine

Type of: diesel, diesel engine, diesel motor

Encyclopedia: Direct injection diesel