Definition of engine room noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    engine room

    ; NAmE
    Parts of boats and ships
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  1. 1the part of a ship where the engines are See related entries: Parts of boats and ships
  2. 2the part of an organization where most of the important activity takes place or important decisions are made The Madrid office is the engine room of the company.
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