radial type
Radial engine Radial engine (Mach.) An engine, usually an internal-combustion engine of a certain type (the

{radial type}) having several cylinders arranged radially like the spokes of a complete wheel. The

{semiradial engine} has radiating cylinders on only one side of the crank shaft. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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