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engine room

The main source of talent, power, or ability in a team or group, likened to the room that houses a ship's engine. Sarah is our engine room, so with her injured, I'm not sure how we'll be able to win on Saturday.
See also: engine, room
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The spokesman added that yesterday's fire was in a different engine room to the one aboard the Norsea last month.
She will present with two Engine Room clients from the food and drink and manufacturing industries - Andrew Sutulic, of Polyseam, and Rupert Parsons, of Womersley Foods.
Officials in the Bahamas have been informed and Seabourn, the owners of the liner, have been told that it will not be allowed out of port until the engine room has been cleaned up.
The blaze, which broke out in an engine room on the ferry Norsea, was extinguished by the ship's own automatic fire system at about 6.
He added: "We opened the engine room door and the fire flared up.
Wartsila Diesel has pioneered the development of diesel engines for marine use, as well as complete engine room concepts.
Founded in 2001, the Engine Room is an award-winning creative services firm providing advertising, graphic design and branding support to clients in a wide variety of industry categories, including consumer electronics, sports and leisure, technology and healthcare.
The workshop, led by Engine Room directors Darren Evans and Lesley Gulliver, will focus on the importance of "brand" for manufacturers, including a case study of a Kirklees manufacturing business that has used brand to differentiate itself in the marketplace.
Many of these ships used a trip-gong in the engine room to transmit coded messages.
The alert was issued after a blaze started in the engine room on deck level two of the Irish ferries ship the Isle of Innishmore at Pembroke Dock, West Wales, shortly after 2.
More than 600 people mustered at action stations for four hours in the pitch black while the ship drifted powerless towards a sandbank after an engine room fire.
The engines on the Norsea, which was carrying 611 passengers, were restarted around 9am after drifting in the North Sea following a fire in the engine room during the early hours.
They found a long list of deficiencies, including problems with fire doors and hoses in the engine room and sub-standard passenger accommodation, according to Dover Coastguard.
Federation of Small Businesses spokesman John Downie said: "It shows we are the engine room of Scotland.
And he has wisely hired leading players who know their way around such fare: Donald Sutherland as a desperately greedy, soon-to-be-wacko tugboat captain facing financial ruin and seeing a $30 million salvage payday if he can bring the research ship to port with none of the original crew alive; Jamie Lee Curtis as an admiral's daughter who just happens to be the tug's navigator, and William Baldwin as the stalwart chief of the tug's engine room crew.