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- (rail transport) A locomotive, usually for use on a railway, that is powered by steam.
- 1960 February, J. N. Faulkner, “The Belgian Railways today”, in Trains Illustrated, page 86:
- Inevitably the present extent and variety of the Belgian railways will diminish, and within the space of the ten-year plan we can expect to see a modern system concentrated on the main traffic routes like its neighbour in the Netherlands, and with its last steam locomotives and wooden coaches honourably retired to the museum.
locomotive powered by steam