Johnson bar

noun

John·​son bar
ˈjän(t)sən-
: the reverse gear lever of a railroad steam locomotive

Word History

Etymology

from the name Johnson

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“Johnson bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Johnson%20bar. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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