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Noun Concept
Categories: External combustion engines, Engines
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external-combustion engine  external combustion engine  EC engine
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A heat engine in which ignition occurs outside the chamber (cylinder or turbine) in which heat is converted to mechanical energy WordNet 3.0
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A heat engine in which ignition occurs outside the chamber (cylinder or turbine) in which heat is converted to mechanical energy WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
An external combustion engine is a heat engine where a working fluid, contained internally, is heated by combustion in an external source, through the engine wall or a heat exchanger. Wikipedia
An engine where an internal fluid is heated through the engine wall or a heat exchanger Wikipedia Disambiguation
Heat engine driven by combustion in an external source Wikidata
A heat engine where an internal fluid is heated by combustion of an external source. OmegaWiki