What does the word engine mean?

Usage examples for engine

  1. Neither a dead engine nor a dead speech will move anybody. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. More than the whole building, leaving out the engine, would sell for. – Lessons in Life, For All Who Will Read Them by T. S. Arthur
  3. Let's have the engine out! – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn