Definition of Railway locomotive
1. Noun. A wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks.
Specialized synonyms: Choo-choo, Diesel Locomotive, Dinkey, Dinky, Electric Locomotive, Iron Horse, Pilot Engine, Shunter, Steam Locomotive, Donkey Engine, Switch Engine, Tank Engine, Tank Locomotive, Traction Engine
Terms within: Buffer, Cowcatcher, Fender, Pilot, Footplate
Generic synonyms: Self-propelled Vehicle
Group relationships: Railroad Train, Train
Derivative terms: Engineer
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Railway Locomotive
Literary usage of Railway locomotive
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1912)
"Singe-Phase AEG Locomotive for the Midi Railway (Locomotive electrique a ... Single-Phase Oerlikon Locomotive for the Bernese Alps Railway (Locomotive ..."
2. The British Almanac: Containing Astronomical, Official and Other Information by Theodorus Bailey Myers Mason (1843)
"... railway locomotive and Carriage Improvement Company Act,'41.215. ... railway locomotive ..."