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lo·co·mo·tor

(lō'kō-mō'tŏr),
Relating to locomotion, or movement from one place to another.
Synonym(s): locomotive, locomotory
[L. locus, place, + L. moveo, pp. motus, to move]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
adjective Referring to locomotion; in medicine, locomotor is often preferred
noun A train
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Known as the father of the railways, Stephenson is generally accredited with the creation of the locomotive engine. Born in 1781, his humble Northumberland cottage is still standing today.
It is on the production lines of eastern Europe and beyond where Britain's private rail companies look for a new locomotive engine to pull their aged and creaking railstock.
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