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See also: Engin, engin., and engîn

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

engin (plural engins)

  1. Obsolete form of engine.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French engin, from Latin ingenium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

engin m (plural engins)

  1. any device, contraption or machinery, particularly a complex, dangerous or powerful one
  2. a piece of military equipment
  3. a piece of heavy machinery
  4. (informal) any object whose name or function is unknown; a thingy; a gizmo
  5. (chiefly law) a piece of hunting equipment
  6. (sports) an apparatus used in artistic gymnastics
  7. (dated) any tool or apparatus

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IcelandicEdit

PronounEdit

engin

  1. (indefinite) feminine nominative singular form of enginn
  2. (indefinite) neuter nominative plural form of enginn
  3. (indefinite) neuter accusative plural form of enginn

NounEdit

engin

  1. definite nominative plural of engi
  2. definite accusative plural of engi

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ingenium.

NounEdit

engin m (oblique plural engins, nominative singular engins, nominative plural engin)

  1. intelligence
  2. ruse; trickery; deception
  3. invention; ingenuity; creativity
  4. machine; device; contraption

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TurkishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

engin

  1. vast

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