railroad engineer

Definitions

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n railroad engineer the operator of a railway locomotive
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Usage

In literature:

Giffels and his American Engineers on the railroad track.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
The first engine to enter Denver was the first engine that the Union Pacific Railroad owned.
"The Story of the First Trans-Continental Railroad" by W. F. Bailey
So the engineer prepared for the day of opening, and requested the state railroad commissioners to make their final inspection of the road.
"The Rainy Day Railroad War" by Holman Day
The railroad to Washington had been torn up for many miles and the engines damaged.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Through by Daylight; Or, The Young Engineer of the Lake Shore Railroad.
"Desk and Debit" by Oliver Optic
If the life in the engine-room of a steamer is too severe for him, let him try a railroad.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
There he had married Agnes, the blond daughter of the railroad engineer.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
General Annenkoff had special difficulties to overcome in the building of this road, of a kind never met with by railroad engineers before.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
How do you like my new railroad rocket signals, Engineer Fairbanks?
"Ralph on the Overland Express" by Allen Chapman
He was a railroad engineer.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
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In news:

Managing Editor James O'Connor was born in 1857 near Lake Ariel where his father, an Irish immigrant, ran a stationary steam engine on the Pennsylvania Coal Company Gravity Railroad.
Tom Stanczak remembers that when he first started at the Penn Central Railroad as a motor fireman in March 1971, one of the old-time engineers warned him that he wouldn't be around long.
On Tuesday, City Council approved a $163,000 agreement for preliminary engineering services with Union Pacific railroad.
Engineer shines as railroad ambassador.
The state parks division runs the excursions along with the Heart of Georgia Railroad - a private company that owns the engines - and the Southwest Georgia Railroad Excursion Authority, a state agency.
Engineers are examining a railroad bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway because it may have sustained structural damage.
The Powerball reached a jackpot of $337 million in August, the third highest jackpot ever and was won by a Michigan railroad engineer.
Alaska Railroad steam Engine #557 arrived in Anchorage on Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 BILL ROTH / ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS Buy Photo.
Alaska Railroad steam Engine #557 arrived in Anchorage on Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 BILL ROTH / ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS.
A story about a short-lived 1880s bridge, which involved bridge designers, engineers, townfolk and railroads.
Yet Norwegian railroad engineer Odd Horten (Bard Owe, perfectly pitched) is anything but.
HUMBOLDT – The contract engineer for the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) has ventured an opinion on the idea of developing an east-west rail connection, saying that it's unfeasible.
Gary Bensman, right, and Joe Leonard work on the boiler of Engine 4501 being restored in the machine shop at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.
The railroad museum's equipment, namely its working steam engines, has appeared in more than a dozen films and music videos.
The federal district court correctly dismissed a railroad engineer's suit against his employer and union.
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In science:

For signals associated with close-by sources (for example a train moving on the railroad, or a car standing in the middle of the array with its engine running as in Figure 5), it appeared that this treatment was giving the best results when the signal envelopes were used rather than the raw waveforms.
The TIANSHAN Radio Experiment for Neutrino Detection
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