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...
- A steam locomotive is a locomotive that provides the force to move itself and other vehicles by means of the expansion of steam.: 80  It is fuelled by...
- A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the power source is a diesel engine. Several types of diesel locomotives have been developed...
- 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...
- Sports Club or Kigwancha Sports Team (Korean: 기관차체육단; 'locomotive'), known as Sinuiju Locomotive Sports Club is a North Korean multi-sports club belonging...
- 800 locomotives. The railways primarily operates a fleet of electric and diesel locomotives along with a few compressed natural gas (CNG) locomotives. Steam...
- A tank locomotive or tank engine is a steam locomotive which carries its water in one or more on-board water tanks, instead of a more traditional tender...
- The Locomotive Acts (or Red Flag Acts) were a series of Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom regulating the use of mechanically propelled vehicles...
- The Indian locomotive class WAP-7 is a class of 25 kV AC electric locomotives that was developed in 1999 by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) for Indian...
- The Indian locomotive class WAG-9 is a class of 25 kV AC electric locomotives that was developed in 1995 by ABB for Indian Railways. The model name stands...