diesel locomotive

Definitions of diesel locomotive
  1. noun
    a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
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    types:
    diesel-electric, diesel-electric locomotive
    a locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine
    diesel-hydraulic, diesel-hydraulic locomotive
    a locomotive driven by a hydraulic transmission system powered by a diesel engine
    type of:
    engine, locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive
    a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
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