Lo"co*mo`tive(?), n. A locomotive engine; a self-propelling wheel carriage, especially one which bears a steam boiler and one or more steam engines which communicate motion to the wheels and thus propel the carriage, -- used to convey goods or passengers, or to draw wagons, railroad cars, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
Consolidation locomotive, a locomotive having four pairs of connected drivers. --
Locomotive car, a locomotive and a car combined in one vehicle; a dummy engine.
Locomotive engine. Same as Locomotive, above. --
Mogul locomotive. See Mogul.
Lo`co*mo*tiv"i*ty(?), } n. [Cf. F. locomotivit.] The power of changing place.
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