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An engine is a machine that converts energy (fuel) into motion.

     
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An emergency exit ramp is short strip of deeply piled, graded dirt or sand - off to the side (usually on the right) of a road or interstate.  The emergency ramp is used to stop trucks that are out of control.  This prevents accidents with other vehicles. When a truck goes into the dirt, it's axles sink into the sand stopping it.
     
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When you're driving on a freeway or interstate and you're planning to exit, you leave using a ramp provided for you called the exit ramp.  Also known as an "off-ramp"

     
     

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