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idle

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199587438
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191752308
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An unloaded engine slowly running when the throttle is at a pre-set, almost-closed position is said to be idling. The

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering

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