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an engine, as a turbine, in which the impelling fluid produces torque directly rather than by acting upon reciprocating parts.
a revolving radial engine.
rotary engine
an internal-combustion engine having radial cylinders that rotate about a fixed crankshaft
an engine, such as a turbine or wankel engine, in which power is transmitted directly to rotating components


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