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Diesel   /dˈisəl/  /dˈizəl/   Listen
Diesel

noun
1.
German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913).  Synonyms: Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel, Rudolf Diesel.
2.
An internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil.  Synonyms: diesel engine, diesel motor.



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"Diesel" Quotes from Famous Books



... round wheels, burned Diesel fuel and made the trip between Leningrad and Moscow overnight. In one respect, it was the most unique train ride Hank Kuran had ever had. The track contained not a single curve from the one city to the other. Its engineers must have laid the ...
— Combat • Dallas McCord Reynolds



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