Definition of Locomotive. Meaning of Locomotive. Synonyms of Locomotive

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Definition of Locomotive

Locomotive
Locomotive Lo"co*mo`tive, a. [Cf. F. locomotif. See Locomotion.] 1. Moving from place to place; changing place, or able to change place; as, a locomotive animal. 2. Used in producing motion; as, the locomotive organs of an animal.
Locomotive
Locomotive Lo"co*mo`tive, n. A locomotive engine; a self-propelling wheel carriage, especially one which bears a steam boiler and one or more steam engines which communicate motion to the wheels and thus propel the carriage, -- used to convey goods or passengers, or to draw wagons, railroad cars, etc. See Illustration in Appendix. Consolidation locomotive, a locomotive having four pairs of connected drivers. Locomotive car, a locomotive and a car combined in one vehicle; a dummy engine. [U.S.] Locomotive engine. Same as Locomotive, above. Mogul locomotive. See Mogul.

Meaning of Locomotive from wikipedia

- A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train. If a locomotive is capable of carrying a payload, it is...
- Play media A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine. These locomotives are fuelled by burning...
- A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine. Several types of diesel locomotives have been developed...
- An articulated locomotive is a steam locomotive (rarely, an electric locomotive) with one or more engine units that can move independent of the main frame...
- An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor...
- Russian steam locomotive U-127 is a 4-6-0 locomotive of type Russian locomotive cl**** U, preserved at the Museum of the Moscow Railway next to Paveletsky...
- The steam locomotive Onward had polygonal driving wheels. This rather ineffective locomotive with only one driving axle was built in 1887 by the Hinkley...
- "Locomotive Breath" is a song by the British progressive rock band Jethro Tull from their 1971 album, Aqualung. Written as a comment on po****tion growth...
- Locomotive engineer may refer to: Locomotive builder, a person who designs and builds locomotives Train driver, a person who operates a locomotive Locomotive...
- an early steam locomotive built in 1830 by Robert Stephenson and Company for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The ninth locomotive built for the L&MR...
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