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mo·tor·man

 (mō′tər-mən)
n.
1. The driver of an electrically powered streetcar, locomotive, or subway train.
2. One who is responsible for maintaining engines, pumps, and other machinery in an oil drilling operation.

motorman

(ˈməʊtəmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Railways) the driver of an electric train
2. (Mechanical Engineering) the operator of a motor

mo•tor•man

(ˈmoʊ tər mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who drives an electrically operated vehicle, as a streetcar or subway train.
2. a person who operates a motor.
[1885–90, Amer.]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motorman - the operator of streetcar
manipulator, operator - an agent that operates some apparatus or machine; "the operator of the switchboard"
Translations

motorman

[ˈməʊtəmən] N (motormen (pl)) N (US) → conductor m de locomotora eléctrica, maquinista m

motorman

[ˈməʊtəˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) (Am) (of electric train) → macchinista m
References in classic literature ?
It's a fine job this day, and no better crew to clean up after the dubs of motormen.
Adding to the woes of the Central Railways and the commuters, the motormen of local trains went on a flash strike to protest injury to one of their colleagues.
The Central Railway has said there are 17 spots between Thane and Mumbra section where motormen are constantly juggling between Direct Current (DC) and Alternate Current (AC) since the conversion early in 2014.
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At the inquest, the motorman, who had only been driving for three months, said he had seen motormen leave their cars before to go to the assistance of other drivers but that he should have told the conductress he was leaving.
0 A GOAL from full-back Chris Noone was enough to give the Motormen a deserved victory but based on possession the home side should have scored more.
As per the reports, after the the flash strike on Friday when 200 motormen brought the city to halt, the Western Railway (WR) has planned to develop a contingency plan to tackle such events in the future.
The Motormen looked set to grab their second victory of the week until Hinckley's Andy Hall popped up with an equaliser in the 90th minute.
The Motormen have been handed a tough test at Fleetwood Town in the third qualifying round today.
Carl Macauley's men have finished level four times already this season and with just one win, albeit against big spending Fleetwood Town, the Motormen are looking to pick up three points instead of one at Rivacre Park this afternoon.
The Motormen started brightly with some neat football but failed to find the target.