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хулэм, /xu'lɛm/, n. motor, engine whose function is propulsion

usage: subset of сохкӭн "engine"

etymology: original meaning "mill" eventually broadened to "engine"; meaning narrowed to "motor" after the development of locomotive and automotive transport (and under competition from сохкӭн, which by that point had also come to mean "engine"