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Relating to locomotion, or movement from one place to another.
Synonym(s): locomotive, locomotory
[L. locus, place, + L. moveo, pp. motus, to move]
adjective Referring to locomotion; in medicine, locomotor is often preferred
noun A train


; locomotive movement from one place to another
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However, most of these companies were out of business by World War II, and in 2009, neither Electro Motive Diesel or GE Transportation, the two largest North American manufacturers of new railroad locomotives, manufacture locomotives that are appropriate for industrial operations.
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We are now researching technologies to reduce diesel engine emissions, especially particulate matter, from older railroad locomotives.
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Later, hot ashes from railroad locomotives became a major ignition source for grass fires.
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Using an activity-based approach, the port said the inventory focuses on five emissions sources -- ocean-going vessels, harbor craft, off-road cargo handling equipment, railroad locomotives and on-road heavy-duty vehicles.
Its RSC products have been used to build bridges for the US Military capable of supporting 70+ ton M-1 tanks and 120+ ton railroad locomotives at Forts Bragg, NC, and Eustis, VA, respectively.