pusher grade

noun

Definition of pusher grade

: a railroad grade that is steeper than the ruling grade and requires a pusher locomotive to be used with a train of normal weight

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“Pusher grade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pusher%20grade. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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