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- another term for two-stroke
- ‘Karl put the finishing touches on the carburetor for the two-cycle engine he was rebuilding, placed it in its color-coded box, and filed the box in one of the shelves along the Shop's rear wall.’
- ‘They may feel that mechanized trail use is inappropriate and are angered by the inefficient two-cycle engine noise and exhaust.’
- ‘In addition to the blessing, all those who come receive a logger's breakfast, an evergreen seedling to plant, and a container of two-cycle engine oil.’
- ‘It is time that all boaters understood that this is not a fight about fishing, PWC or two-cycle engines.’
- ‘They can also stir up stream sediment, and their two-cycle engines emit high levels of air and water pollution - and lots of noise.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.