mine locomotive


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mine locomotive

[′mīn ‚lō·kə‚mōd·iv]
(mining engineering)
A low, heavy haulage engine designed for underground operation; usually propelled by electricity, gasoline, or compressed air.
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Air has been powering torpedoes since 1866 and mine locomotives even earlier.
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