Hot bulb
Hot bulb Hot bulb, Hot pot Hot pot (Internal-combustion Engines) See {Semi-diesel}, below. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • hot bulb — noun An internal combustion engine in which the fuel is ignited by hot, compressed gas rather than a spark …   Wiktionary

  • hot-bulb — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having an ignition system in which the charge is ignited by spraying it into a separate chamber kept above the ignition temperature of the charge by the heat of compression used of a semidiesel engine …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-bulb engine — /hot bulb / a low compression oil engine requiring a heated bulb or cap for ignition. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • hot-bulb engine — /hot bulb / a low compression oil engine requiring a heated bulb or cap for ignition. [1910 15] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hot bulb engine — The hotbulb, or hot bulb engine or vaporizing oil engine is a type of internal combustion engine. It is a surface ignition engine in which the superheated fuel is ignited by being brought into contact with oxygen rich fresh air, rather than by a… …   Wikipedia

  • hot-bulb engine — n. low compression oil engine that needs heated bulb or cap in order to ignite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hot pot — Hot bulb Hot bulb, Hot pot Hot pot (Internal combustion Engines) See {Semi diesel}, below. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hot tube engine — The hot tube engine is a relative of the hot bulb engine with better timing control. The hot bulb engine only ran well at one speed and a low one at that, typically 100 RPM. The timing of a hot tube engine is controlled by means of varying the… …   Wikipedia

  • bulb rot — ▪ plant disease       widespread disease that can infect all flower and crop bulbs and is caused by a variety of fungi and a few bacteria. Shoots fail to emerge or leaves are stunted, yellow to reddish or purplish, and they later wilt and die;… …   Universalium

  • Hot wire barretter — The hot wire barretter was a demodulating detector invented in 1902 by Reginald Fessenden that found limited use in early radio receivers. In effect it was a highly sensitive thermoresistor developed to permit the reception of amplitude modulated …   Wikipedia

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