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radial engine

[′rād·ē·əl ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine characterized by radially arranged cylinders at equiangular intervals around the crankshaft.
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When the war ended I was transferred to production of Alvis Leonides nine-cylinder, air-cooled radial engine.
The black and white checkers on the engine cowling accentuated the huge two-bladed, paddle-shaped prop mounted on the business end of the powerful 360-horsepower, M-14p Vedneyev, radial engine.
The XB-28 used two Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radial engines.
Radial engines would be the norm in naval aircraft for years to come.
Two restored 1200hp Wright radial engines power the aircraft, just as they did in 1940.
She said Pratt & Whitney, which now builds only jet engines, could not replace the radial engines it made 60 years ago.