engine seizure

engine seizure

That condition of an engine when its moving parts are locked or have stopped moving because of some internal malfunction.
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This affects lubrication and increases the heat caused by friction, damaging the engine or, in the worst case, leading to engine seizure.
Lapping a little way off the leading pace to begin with was only to be expected in the circumstances, but then an engine seizure in qualifying left Jordan plum last on the starting grid for his two heats - unaccustomed territory indeed for one of Britain's undisputed leading lights.
This means specific loading can be increased through the use of boosting, and low viscosity oils can be used by vehicle manufacturers (to improve fuel economy) without increasing risk of engine seizure, both important benefits in the development of low emission engines.
It was cruel luck again for the crew who had already been denied the opportunity to follow up their Trackrod Clubmans Rally win when a broken turbo caused an engine seizure in last month's Malton Forest Rally with the finish line in sight.
With the oil pressure below the minimum 30 psi required for engine operation, Capt Lanto shut down the engine IAW Dash 1 checklist guidance to avoid imminent engine seizure.
It further warns, "If this condition goes undetected, you could experience engine seizure and an in-flight shutdown.
At the Warden Law circuit in County Durham back in July, Ryan stormed from 13th on the grid to a brilliant second place at the chequered flag, despite suffering an engine seizure and gearbox failure in practice which set him on the back foot.
He turned on the emergency power unit (EPU) in anticipation of engine seizure and lowered the landing gear while performing the approach.
I gather the oil pump can cause oil starvation, often resulting in engine seizure and "big end" failure.
It provides exceptional lubricity to help prevent engine seizure and protect against piston scuffing, and delivers excellent protection at peak RPM and power levels to help extend engine life.
Maj Padden was forced to fly a flameout penetration through the weather in the event of possible engine seizure.
Hamill also suffered an engine seizure leading on the final turn of heat 13, having shown a clean pair of heels to the unbeaten Mikael Karlsson, and though he made amends by blitzing both Karlsson brothers in heat 15, the damage had long since been done.