saddle tank

noun

Definition of saddle tank

: a water tank straddling the boiler of a locomotive (as a small switch engine) and designed to increase the weight on the drivers

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“Saddle tank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saddle%20tank. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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