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a. a platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the crew stand to operate the controls
b. (as modifier): a footplate worker.
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|Noun||1.||footplate - the platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls|
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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footplate[ˈfʊtpleɪt] n (mainly British) → plateforme m (d'une locomotive à vapeur)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
footplate[ˈfʊtˌpleɪt] n (Rail) → piattaforma del macchinista
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