rotary engine

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Synonyms for rotary engine

an internal-combustion engine in which power is transmitted directly to rotating components

an internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcase

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The next rotary engine has been named SKYACTIV-R, expressing the company's determination to take on challenges with convention-defying aspirations and the latest technology, just as it did when developing SKAYCTIV TECHNOLOGY.
The Rotary engine comes in two power outputs; 192hp (Lo-Power) or 231hp (Hi-Power).
The Panu-Stanescu rotary engine is a heat rotary piston engine, Romanian letters-patent of engineers Mihai Panu and Gheorghe Stanescu.
The rotary engine, due to its unique nature, can run on hydrogen with very little modification and enables production of a relatively low-cost hydrogen-powered alternative-fuel vehicle.
As its name suggest, the rotary engine spins rather than pounds up and down, so you get a pleasant whirring noise rather than the clatter of pistons.
Mazda first started to develop the rotary engine in the 1960s, each development improving in power and reliability.
He should know, because Dave, 45, is a major fan of the rotary engine.
The pinhead-sized micro rotary engine will be chemically etched out of a combination of thermally-resistant silicon, silicon carbide and polysilicon, using microprocessing technology.
Announcing New Licensing Agreement For Rotary Engine Technology
The automaker is likely to use the new MX-5 Miata platform and the model will be equipped with a rotary engine.
Contract notice: Rotary engine for a engineered wood pilot.
The 2010 IAHE Sir William Grove Award recognizes Mazda's initiatives to advance hydrogen energy, which include the commercialization of the world's first hydrogen rotary engine vehicles, and participation in Norway's national HyNor hydrogen project.
Many companies built production rotary engine cars, Citroen produced a rotary GS in the early seventies and Chevrolet experimented with the engine in the 1960s but early unreliability scared off many manufacturers.