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 for locomotive engine
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
     [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 WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  locomotive engine
      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

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