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footplate

(ˈfʊtˌpleɪt)
n
(Railways) chiefly
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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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Translations

footplate

[ˈfʊtpleɪt] N (esp Brit) → plataforma f del maquinista
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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