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- n. The metal plate which forms the base platform of a steam locomotive, particularly in the UK, which supports the boiler and the engineer's cab.
- n. The engineer's cab in any kind of train.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See footboard (a).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A carriage-step.
- n. The platform on which the engineer and fireman of a locomotive engine stand.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls
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