1. pilot engine a locomotive that precedes a train to check the track
  2. blinding shining intensely
  3. Bryan Donkin English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855)
  4. planting putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow
  5. valve-in-head engine internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head
  6. blending the act of blending components together thoroughly
  7. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  8. hand organ a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs
  9. handgun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
  10. impending close in time; about to occur
  11. polyhedron a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
  12. spellbinding attracting and holding interest
  13. contingent determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
  14. alienating causing hostility or loss of friendliness
  15. pretending the act of giving a false appearance
  16. oil painting a picture painted with oil paints
  17. salient angle an angle pointing outward
  18. branding the act of stigmatizing
  19. glinting having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
  20. slanting having an oblique or slanted direction