turbine locomotive

noun

Definition of turbine locomotive

: a locomotive powered by a steam or gas turbine engine that transmits motion directly to the driving wheels through gearing or that drives generators for producing electricity for the electric motors that move the driving wheels

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“Turbine locomotive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turbine%20locomotive. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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