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  • n. Plural form of locomotive.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • A 1991 recommendation to equip train locomotives with devices to alert conductors to dangers might have helped prevent a fatal accident six years later.

    Transportation safety: Efforts to curb fatigue-related accidents often languish

  • These toy locomotives from the very early period of model training are really a find.

    Model Vintage | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • There is no escaping the fact that our economy is closely linked to the main locomotives of the world economy, many of which today stand still.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - October 2001

  • BOISE -- A Boise locomotive maker has won a major contract after the Federal Transit Authority rejected a waiver request Friday from the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority to buy locomotives from a Spanish company. Local News

  • a survey of the line's locomotives from the Trust itself; proof that the line has a chequered history.

    More on the Snailbeach District Railways

  • Yet when they arrived at the station by the ferry-side, they seemed to have entered its stifling darkness from fresh and vigorous atmosphere, so close and dead and mined with the carbonic breath of the locomotives was the air of the place.

    Complete March Family Trilogy

  • Group now has approximately 23,800 cars and locomotives, which is 5\% more than it's year earlier total. Home Page

  • Although not a steampunk novel, much of the technology featured in the book, such as locomotives albeit Fusion and propellor-driven aircraft, appears to hearken back to Earth's near-history rather than to standard visions of the future.

    Books in the Mail (W/E 07/18/2009)

  • He said that African countries needed to work together when trying to secure capital equipment such as locomotives or heavy duty harbour cranes.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • When, however, that submarine torpedoes and sinks a vessel containing two million pounds 'worth of absolutely essential material, such as locomotives or motor-lorries, the connection becomes less, as the date of an offensive becomes more, remote.

    With Our Army in Palestine


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