compression-ignition engine


Also found in: Dictionary.

compression-ignition engine

[kəm¦presh·ən ig¦nish·ən ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
References in periodicals archive ?
4 quads of consumption, 86% is provided by the spark-ignition engine (62%) and compression-ignition engine (24%).
The use of ethanol as a fuel for compression-ignition engines.
1980, "Experiments with alcohol/diesel fuel blends in compression-ignition engines," VI International Symposium on Alcohol Fuels Technology, Guaruja, Brazil.
5L engines are compression-ignition engines that use diesel fuel as their primary fuel and not gasoline.
Environmental Protection Agency's Tier 2 emission standards for non-road compression-ignition engines, it said.
At Daimler-Benz in Germany, in-depth investigations were carried out on suitable additives to improve the combustion of ethanol in compression-ignition engines.
Similarly, compression-ignition engines, typified by the familiar diesel engine, have also made significant advances through the application of similar technologies and a range of alternative fuels.
Contract notice: Generating sets with compression-ignition engines
In March of 2009 the EPA finalized more stringent emissions standards for locomotives and marine compression-ignition engines opening the door for this exciting newly regulated market.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Compression-ignition engines
Biodiesel is a clean-burning diesel replacement fuel that can be used in compression-ignition engines.
Tenders are invited for Generator with Compression-Ignition Engines Dssv