diesel-hydraulic


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diesel-hydraulic

n
(Railways) a locomotive driven by a diesel engine through hydraulic transmission and torque converters
adj
(Railways) of or relating to such a locomotive or system
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Noun1.diesel-hydraulic - a locomotive driven by a hydraulic transmission system powered by a diesel engine
diesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
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