NounLocomotive (plural Locomotives)
- (rail transport) The power unit of a train which does not carry passengers or freight itself, but pulls the coaches or rail cars or wagons.
- (rare) A traction engine
- (slang) A cheer characterized by a slow beginning and a progressive increase in speed
- (economics) A country which drives the world economy by having a high level of imports. (i.e. The United States).
- of or relating to locomotion
- of or relating to the power unit of a train which does not carry passengers or freight itself
Verbs for Locomotive
board—; derail—; dismount from—; fuel —; propel—; —chugs; —halts; —hammers; —overtakes; —pants; —puffs; —screeches; —shrieks; —shuffles; —speeds; —sputters; —stammers; —steams; —traverses; — wails; —wheezes; —whizzes.
aeromechanical, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory, automechanical, automobile, automotive, biomechanical, circuit-riding, expeditionary, globe-girdling, globe-trotting, going, horseless, itinerant, itinerary, journeying, locomotor, mechanical, mechanistic, moving, mundivagant, on tour, passing, pedestrian, perambulating, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrine, peripatetic, pilgrimlike, progressing, self-drive, self-moved, self-moving, self-propelled, strolling, touring, touristic, touristy, transportational, traveling, trekking, vehicular, walking, wayfaring, zoomechanical
- feminine form of locomotif
Locomotive f. (plural Locomotives)
- Plural form of locomotiva.