locomotive engineer

locomotive engineer
the operator of a railway locomotive
Derivationally related forms: ↑engine (for: ↑engineer)
Hypernyms: ↑operator, ↑manipulator
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Jones, ↑Casey Jones, ↑John Luther Jones

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: engineer 4b

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engineer (def. 3).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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