(Pronounced, in this sense, &?;&?;&?;&?;.) Natural capacity; ability; skill.
- A machine that converts energy into mechanical force or motion.
- Such a machine distinguished from an electric, spring-driven, or hydraulic motor by its use of a fuel.
- A mechanical appliance, instrument, or tool: engines of war.
- An agent, instrument, or means of accomplishment.
- A locomotive.
- A fire engine.
- Computer Science A search engine.
- To equip with an engine or engines.