locomotive engine


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Noun1.Locomotive engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway trackslocomotive engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
choo-choo - a child's word for locomotive
diesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
dinkey, dinky - a small locomotive
electric locomotive - a locomotive that is powered by an electric motor
cowcatcher, fender, buffer, pilot - an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
footplate - the platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls
iron horse - (c. 1840) an early term for a locomotive
pilot engine - a locomotive that precedes a train to check the track
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
shunter - a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips
steam locomotive - a locomotive powered by a steam engine
donkey engine, switch engine - a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yard
tank engine, tank locomotive - a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed
traction engine - steam-powered locomotive for drawing heavy loads along surfaces other than tracks
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
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There is a great deal of jolting, a great deal of noise, a great deal of wall, not much window, a locomotive engine, a shriek, and a bell.
A bill, by the bye, is the most extraordinary locomotive engine that the genius of man ever produced.
But she was not the less surprised and curious for asking no more questions; neither was Mr Pancks, whose expressive breathing had been labouring hard since the entrance of the little man, like a locomotive engine with a great load getting up a steep incline.
It is worth noting that during this week, the side market of IME witnessed trading of 4,400 MT of palm oil, 3,448 MT of metal scrap, 1,198 MT of polyester threads grade A and B, along with 75 MT of steel scrap, 25 MT of used locomotive engine oil and 3.
The unique bottle is designed to look like the famous red Alishan Railway train, with cute characters on the label, and a cap made to look like a locomotive engine.
This is a four-axle locomotive engine with a power output of 723 kW with a DC power transmission with B'o B'o type axle, weighing 72 tons.
In 1855 he came to Stockton to manage The Locomotive Engine Works of Fossick & Hackworth.
Trials were held by the Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company to find the best locomotive engine for a railway line between the two cities.
In today's context, there is no better sight than Steyn roaring in like a locomotive engine with those fiery eyes and explosive reaction at getting a wicket.
For certain business applications, the modules must be able to operate in extreme environments such as sensors on powerlines in changing weather conditions or routers in vibrating locomotive engine rooms racing down a track.
The new air pollution reduction projects that Lafarge has committed to funding include replacement of an old locomotive engine at the Ravena facility with a new, more efficient and less polluting one at a cost of approximately $600,000.
Nantes Fire Chief Patrick Lambert however dismissed Burkhardt's accusations, saying the 12 firefighters who responded to the locomotive engine fire followed all of the proper procedures.