engine driver


  • "The driver heard them, and reversed his engine."
    "The driver heard them, and reversed his engine."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n engine driver the operator of a railway locomotive
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Engine driver one who manages an engine; specifically, the engineer of a locomotive.
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In literature:

Sir James recognised the engine driver.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
He had got it from the engine driver.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
Do you start engines out of a railway station without drivers or rails to run upon?
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Tell the engine driver he'll get his orders in a minute.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Beside the driver are the engine levers.
"Life in a Tank" by Richard Haigh
The engine driver cannot remove the staff until the points have been locked again.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
Then the driver shut off the engine.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
After waiting some time the engine-driver steamed slowly ahead.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
His father is an engine-driver on the railway; he has begun school late, because he was ill for two years.
"Cuore (Heart)" by Edmondo De Amicis
I asked Sam what the attractions were in the life of an engine driver.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites

In poetry:

But, thank heaven, the engine-driver sees the red light
That Carl keeps swinging round his head with all his might;
But bang! bang! goes the engine with a terrible crash,
And the car is dashed all to smash.
"Saving a Train" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

An engine failure prevented Carl Edwards from a third consecutive Sprint Cup victory, but the Roush Fenway Racing driver still was smiling at the end of a tumultuous weekend.
Bus services ground to a halt in South and West Wales yesterday as drivers and engineers staged the first industrial action over pay in almost eight years.
The V25 "addresses a lot of the traditional problems with loudspeakers by addressing the problems at the driver engineering level," the PLASA Awards for Innovation judges said.
LOCKHART, Texas — Drivers, start your engines.
While it can help detect accidents and call for help, as well as provide auto engineers with a bevy of data to improve crash safety, its information has also been used against drivers.
Here's what the difference between the sexes looks like in the US for young drivers, based on a sample of 60,000 car insurance quotes delivered through CarInsurance .com's comparison engine.
Affordable and simple to install, the latest tuners allow drivers to control, automate and monitor engine performance to dynamically suit their changing needs.
Simona de Silvestro was the lone IndyCar driver to retain a Lotus engine after the Indianapolis 500.
The low-profile design provides full access to the engine compartment and a clear line of vision for the driver.
Knox County's prosecutor will ask a judge to dismiss a charge of failure to obey an officer lodged by a sheriff's deputy against the driver of a Rural/Metro fire engine.
One of the Predator 's strongest proponents is the team of Danny Gwynn (owner), Ronnie Vernon (driver), and Dave Kawell (engine builder).
Some Rams with the eight-speed will have stop-start, which turns the engine off at a complete stop and restarts it when the driver releases the brake for better mileage.
Following input from series drivers and team engineers, IndyCar has directed a maximum rear flap angle of 37 degrees with no wicker allowed for the Iowa.
With an already saturated soil, Otter Tail County Engineer Rick West is concerned about what just an average winter snow fall could mean for drivers next spring.
But within a year, those same drivers either like roundabouts or are neutral on them, the engineers insisted.

In science:

Galactic winds arising from central supernovae are plausible drivers of fuel towards the central engine, given that the weak enrichment of gas in heavy elements is measured on global spectra only.
On-axis spectroscopy of the host galaxies of 20 optically luminous quasars at z~0.3
Perhaps the most influential innovator in the field of racing car aerodynamics was Texan oil magnate, engineer and driver Jim Hall.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
The primary cost drivers are the SCRF Main Linac technology and the Conventional Facilities (including civil engineering).
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
The critical path and cost drivers have been clearly identified during the RDR phase, and they define the priorities for the next three years of the Engineering Design phase.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
Similarly lead free petrol consumption is a feature of car engines which may become dominant without any users being particularly enthusiastic about it, but its adoption requires that many car drivers participate in its use.
Informal Control code logic