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Noun: petrol engine
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: gasoline engine)
  1. An internal-combustion engine that burns petrol; most automobiles are driven by petrol engines
    - gasoline engine [N. Amer]

Type of: ICE, internal-combustion engine

Part of: auto [informal], autocar [archaic], automobile [N. Amer], car, motorcar, wheel [informal], whip [US, informal]

Encyclopedia: Petrol engine