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synonyms for locomotive

  • engine
  • diesel
  • iron horse
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The other locomotives, which looked like cubes, did not have such a shape.
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Now, a fruitful combination of computational biomechanics and so-called “predictive simulation” are helping fill in these locomotive knowledge gaps.
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I felt like a locomotive storming down the valley, fast because I was confident, confident because I was secure.
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There they were attached to locomotives that took them south to Washington.
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Because of restrictions on locomotives in the city, the cars at President Street had to be pulled by horses many blocks around the Inner Harbor to the Camden Street Station.
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He says he thinks about the rollout as the functional equivalent of starting a locomotive that’s sitting on the tracks.
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The steamboat of 1809 and the steam locomotive of 1830 were the direct result of what had gone before.
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The south tunnel in New Street was blocked April 18, 1877, by a locomotive turning over.
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Now for the second time the old man and the locomotive regarded each other.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
In the innermost, Atock, our locomotive engineer, and I chummed together.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCOMOTIVE

  • adaptable
  • ambulatory
  • changeable
  • fluid
  • free
  • itinerant
  • liquid
  • locomotive
  • loose
  • migrant
  • migratory
  • motile
  • motorized
  • moving
  • mutable
  • nomadic
  • peripatetic
  • portable
  • roaming
  • roving
  • unsettled
  • unstable
  • unstationary
  • unsteadfast
  • unsteady
  • versatile
  • wandering
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