locomotive

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˌloʊkəˈmoʊtiv/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˌləʊkəʊˈməʊtiv/
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Noun[change]

Singular
locomotive

Plural
locomotives

A steam locomotive.
A diesel locomotive.
  1. (rail transport) The locomotive is the power unit of a train that pulls the coaches or wagons.