engine

suomi-englanti sanakirja

engine englannista suomeksi

  1. veturi

  2. moottori

  3. ase

  4. väline

  1. Substantiivi

  2. moottori

  3. Verbi

engine englanniksi

  1. A large construction used in warfare, such as a ram, catapult etc. (defdate)

  2. A tool; a utensil or implement. (defdate)

  3. (quote-book)|title=The Fable of the Bees|passage=Flattery must be the most powerful Argument that cou'd be used to Human Creatures. Making use of this bewitching Engine, they extoll'd the Excellency of our Nature above other Animals ....

  4. (RQ:Pope Essay on Man)

  5. A complex mechanical device which converts energy into useful motion or physical effects. (defdate)

  6. A person or group of people which influence a larger group; a driving force. (defdate)

  7. The part of a car or other vehicle which provides the force for motion, now especially one powered by combustion. (defdate)

  8. A self-powered vehicle, especially a locomotive, used for pulling cars along a track. (defdate)

  9. A software or hardware system responsible for a specific technical task (usually with qualifying word). (defdate)

  10. (ux)

  11. Ingenuity; cunning, trickery, guile. (defdate)

  12. The result of cunning; something ingenious, a contrivance; (in negative senses) a plot, a scheme. (defdate)

  13. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  14. Natural talent; genius. (defdate)

  15. Anything used to effect a purpose; any device or contrivance; an agent.

  16. (RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)

  17. (RQ:Bunyan Pilgrim's Progress)

  18. To equip with an engine; said especially of steam vessels.

  19. To assault with an engine.

  20. 1629, (w), ''Plain-Dealing''

  21. to engine and batter our walls
  22. To contrive; to put into action.

  23. To rack; to torture.

  24. (rfquotek)

  25. Quoted in 1977, Virginia Brown (ed.), ''Mediaeval Studies'' (volume XXXIX), Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, Canada

  26. In the year 1433 a merchant complained to Commons that the lord of the port city of Gildo in Brittany had imprisoned a servant of his ‘and engined him so that he was in point of death’ (Rot. pari. 4.475).