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steam locomotive definition


Define the English word steam locomotive below. Steam locomotive is a noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .


A steam locomotive.


From steam and locomotive.



steam locomotive (plural steam locomotives)

  1. (rail transport) A locomotive, usually for use on a railway, that is powered by steam.
    • 1960 February, J. N. Faulkner, “The Belgian Railways today”, in Trains Illustrated, page 86:
      Inevitably the present extent and variety of the Belgian railways will diminish, and within the space of the ten-year plan we can expect to see a modern system concentrated on the main traffic routes like its neighbour in the Netherlands, and with its last steam locomotives and wooden coaches honourably retired to the museum.



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