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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A steam, electric, or diesel engine on wheels, that pulls or pushes railroad trains.

Usage examples (38)
  • More than one locomotive is needed to pull the train cars over the mountain pass.
  • Who, like a locomotive, is moving forward, no matter what.
  • The Portage Railroad. \% -- As yet the locomotive was a rude machine.
  • I don't want to risk the safety of the locomotive, which is more important. for more
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