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 for locomotive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Locomotive \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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Consolidation locomotive, a locomotive having four pairs of
        connected drivers.
  
     Locomotive car, a locomotive and a car combined in one
        vehicle; a dummy engine. [U.S.]
  
     Locomotive engine. Same as Locomotive, above.
  
     Mogul locomotive. See Mogul.
        [1913 Webster] Locomotiveness

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Locomotive \Lo"co*mo`tive\, a. [Cf. F. locomotif. See
     Locomotion.]
     1. Moving from place to place; changing place, or able to
        change place; as, a locomotive animal.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Used in producing motion; as, the locomotive organs of an
        animal.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  locomotive
      adj 1: of or relating to locomotion [syn: locomotive,
             locomotor]
      n 1: a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine
           that is used to draw trains along railway tracks [syn:
           locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway
           locomotive]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "locomotive":
     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
  
  

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