steam roller


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steam roller

[′stēm ‚rō·lər]
(mechanical engineering)
A road roller driven by a steam engine.
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This served as a shelter for the night watchman as he kept guard over the tools and equipment, including the steam roller and the pile of coal to fuel it.
Smoke billowed from a steam roller as it chugged and tooted along followed by some tractors.
The Uruguay international, who hit 25 goals in his first full season in Spain, said: "I know from my time in England the game in Scotland is hectic and that Rangers will try to steam roller us in Glasgow, especially in the early stages.
The Birmingham Post, October 1953100 Years Ago A Moseley omnibus, laden with passengers, was overthrown yesterday afternoon, owing to the leading horse of the team being frightened by a steam roller, and dashing up an embankment on the side of the road.
A steam roller was sent to Zetland Road and harnessed up and produced 64,000 copies of the paper, only one hour late.
151, a retired Coventry Corporation steam roller, celebrates its 70th birthday.
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"The fact that people took time out of their busy lives to hold a protest shows how strongly they feel and their deter mination not to let the council steam roller through their plans.
The ivory will be crushed by a steam roller before they are burned in June 21 rites at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, according to Environment secretary Ramon Paje.
There was also a steam roller, a guided walk, a bake-off, tours of Golcar brewery and morris dancing.
Attracting plenty of attention was a steam roller once owned by Ruthin Rural District Council |
Shawbury stay fourth but remain a huge distance adrift of leaders Sporting Khalsa who continue to steam roller their way towards the title.