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ae•ol•i•pile



Pronunciation: (ē-ol'u-pīl"), [key]
n.
1. a round vessel caused to rotate by the force of tangentially escaping steam: an early example of jet propulsion.
2. a device for injecting the vapors of heated alcohol into a laboratory furnace. Also,ae•ol'i•pyle",eolipile.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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