engine driver

engine driver
noun (C) BrE someone who drives a train; engineer 1 (5) AmE

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • Engine driver — Engine En gine ([e^]n j[i^]n), n. [F. engin skill, machine, engine, L. ingenium natural capacity, invention; in in + the root of gignere to produce. See {Genius}, and cf. {Ingenious}, {Gin} a snare.] 1. Note: (Pronounced, in this sense,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • engine driver — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms engine driver : singular engine driver plural engine drivers British someone whose job is to drive a train …   English dictionary

  • engine-driver — enˈgine driver noun A person who controls an engine, esp a railway locomotive • • • Main Entry: ↑engine …   Useful english dictionary

  • engine driver — noun The person who drives the engine of a train. Syn: railroad engineer, locomotive engineer, train driver, train operator …   Wiktionary

  • engine driver — person who operates a train locomotive; locomotive driver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • engine driver — noun the operator of a railway locomotive • Syn: ↑engineer, ↑locomotive engineer, ↑railroad engineer • Derivationally related forms: ↑engine (for: ↑engineer) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • engine driver — noun Date: 1828 British engineer 4 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • engine-driver — /ˈɛndʒən draɪvə/ (say enjuhn druyvuh) noun someone who drives a locomotive …  

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