steam locomotive

A locomotive, usually for use on a railway, that is powered by steam.

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  • Steam locomotive — A steam locomotive is a locomotive powered by steam. The term usually refers to its use on railways, but can also refer to a road locomotive such as a traction engine or steamroller.Steam locomotives dominated rail traction from the mid 19th… …   Wikipedia

  • steam locomotive — noun a locomotive powered by a steam engine • Hypernyms: ↑locomotive, ↑engine, ↑locomotive engine, ↑railway locomotive • Part Meronyms: ↑firebox, ↑steam engine * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • steam locomotive — garvežys statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Garo mašinos varomas lokomotyvas. Jį sudaro garo katilas ir garo mašina, kuriuos, kaip savaeigę sistemą, jungia bendra konstrukcija. atitikmenys: angl. steam locomotive vok. Dampflokomotive, f rus …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • steam locomotive — a locomotive moved by steam power generated in its own boiler: still in commercial use in nations that have not yet converted entirely to diesel and electric locomotives. See table under Whyte classification. * * * …   Universalium

  • steam locomotive — Richard Trevithick …   Inventors, Inventions

  • Steam locomotive components — A listing of the components typically found on Steam locomotives.Guide to steam locomotive components (The image is of a composite imaginary locomotive, not all components are present on all locomotives and not all possible components are present …   Wikipedia

  • Steam locomotive condensing apparatus — A steam locomotive condensing apparatus differs in purpose from the usual closed cycle steam engine condenser, in that its function is primarily either to recover water, or to avoid excessive emissions to the atmosphere, rather than maintaining a …   Wikipedia

  • Steam locomotive production — North America = Early 20th Century Early 20th Century locomotive production in the USA included units made for both domestic and export markets. Foreign market production increased significantly during and immediately after World War I. In the… …   Wikipedia

  • Meiningen Steam Locomotive Works — The Meiningen Steam Locomotive Works (German: Dampflokwerk Meiningen) is a railway repair shop in Meiningen, Germany. It is owned by Deutsche Bahn and has specialised in the maintenance of museum steam locomotives since 1990, having extensive… …   Wikipedia

  • Geared steam locomotive — A geared steam locomotive is a type of steam locomotive which uses reduction gearing in the drivetrain, as opposed to the common directly driven design.The locomotives use conventional adhesion to provide traction and therefore should not be… …   Wikipedia

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