Definition of Railroad engineer

1. Noun. The operator of a railway locomotive.

Exact synonyms: Engine Driver, Engineer, Locomotive Engineer
Generic synonyms: Manipulator, Operator
Specialized synonyms: Casey Jones, John Luther Jones, Jones
Derivative terms: Engine, Engine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Railroad Engineer

railroad bed
railroad car
railroad cars
railroad crossing
railroad disease
railroad engineer (current term)
railroad flat
railroad gun
railroad guns
railroad line
railroad man
railroad nystagmus
railroad sickness
railroad siding
railroad spike
railroad station
railroad stations
railroad switch
railroad switches
railroad terminal

Literary usage of Railroad engineer

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1. The Economics of Railroad Construction by Walter Loring Webb (1906)
"If the railroad engineer should develop into the railroad president, the larger questions must be answered, but even in such a case an encyclopedia of ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"A railroad engineer is not liable for not applying the brakes when he first saw a body lying on the track, if, had he done so, the train would not have ..."

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