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locomotive


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  locomotive 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  locomotion  [syn:  {locomotor}] 
  n  :  self-propelled  engine  used  to  draw  trains  along  railway 
  tracks  [syn:  {engine},  {locomotive  engine},  {railway 
  locomotive}] 




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