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locomotive in Trains & railways topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlocomotivelo‧co‧mo‧tive1 /ˌləʊkəˈməʊtɪv $ ˌloʊkəˈmoʊ-/ noun [countable] especially American English  locomotive.jpg TTTa railway engine
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locomotiveThese have now been carried out and this fine locomotive is back in service on the Centre's line.This is where he tested his locomotives and his ideas on gas lighting.Railways needed locomotives, rolling stock and signalling equipment, besides rails and bridges.This particular locomotive was constructed in 1948, the year of nationalisation.The ego of Arpaio is like the pot-bellied engine of an old steam locomotive.Few expect the EU to take over as the locomotive of the world economy.The visiting locomotives will progressively arrive during the Steam Festival and after a test run will be used on weekend passenger services.