wet engine

wet engine

[′wet ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine with its oil, liquid coolant (if any), and trapped fuel inside.
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BRIAN DOYLE is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, and author of The Wet Engine (Paraclete Press, 2005).
Don't mistake The Wet Engine for a simple feel-good tale of a little boy's triumph over death.
Doyle to say they'd admired his work and did he have anything he'd like to publish, The Wet Engine came to be.
BRIAN DOYLE is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland and the author most recently of The Wet Engine (Paraclete Press, 2005).
The heart of a hummingbird, the heart of a tortoise, the seven-ton heart of a blue whale and the human heart all have something in common--approximately 2 billion beats to comprise a lifetime, writes Brian Doyle in his new book The Wet Engine.
By BRIAN DOYLE, editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland and author of six books, most recently The Wet Engine, (Paraclete Press).
BRIAN DOYLE is editor of Portland magazine at the University of Portland and author of The Wet Engine (Paraclete Press, 2005).