motorman


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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
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