Meaning & Definition of Engine in English
1. Motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
2. Something used to achieve a purpose
- "An engine of change"
3. A wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
- locomotive ,
- engine ,
- locomotive engine ,
- railway locomotive
4. An instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.
- "Medieval engines of war"