HyperDic: railroad_engineer

English > 1 sense of the expression railroad engineer:
NOUNperson railroad engineer, engineer, locomotive engineer, engine driverthe operator of a railway locomotive
English > railroad engineer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe operator of a railway locomotive.
Synonymsengineer, locomotive engineer, engine driver
InstancesJones, Casey Jones, John Luther JonesUnited States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train
Broaderoperator, manipulatorAn agent that operates some apparatus or machine
Spanishconductor ferroviario, ingeniero ferroviario, ingeniero, maquinista

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