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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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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, uses connecting rods from the lever to the drive wheel.
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