Definition of Steam locomotive

1. Noun. A locomotive powered by a steam engine.

Definition of Steam locomotive

1. Noun. A locomotive, usually for use on a railway, that is powered by steam. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steam Locomotive

steam cracker
steam cracking
steam distillation
steam engine
steam engines
steam fitting
steam hammer
steam hammers
steam heat
steam heater
steam heaters
steam heating
steam iron
steam irons
steam line
steam locomotive (current term)
steam locomotives
steam organ
steam pipe
steam power
steam radio
steam roller
steam rollers
steam room
steam ship
steam ships
steam shovel
steam shovels
steam table
steam train

Literary usage of Steam locomotive

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1. Superheated Steam in Locomotive Service by William Freeman Myrick Goss (1910)
"... in return for a given draft is from 10 per cent to 16 per cent greater for the superheating locomotive than for the saturated-steam locomotive. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1913)
"All things considered, it is probable that the electric locomotive repair cost will be even lower than 45 per cent of the steam locomotive repair cost, ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1907)
"The steam locomotive creates power and uses it to drag the train. ... The electric locomotives will slip into a siding, the steam locomotive back down, ..."

4. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1904)
"It was the the designers to se- this machine the best lical features of the leed steam locomotive ied with the enormous THE FAMOUS NEW YORK CENTRAL ELECTRIC ..."

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