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Spanish Word of the Day: Locomotora

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Locomotora

Léxico relacionado con el ferrocarril

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/20/2005
Word: Locomotora
(lo-co-mo-TO-ra), adjetivo
English: Locomotive
Etymology: Del latín locus, lugar, y motor, el que mueve.
Meaning: Propio para la locomoción.
Máquina que, montada sobre ruedas y movida de ordinario por vapor, electricidad o motor de combustión interna, arrastra los vagones de un tren.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el ferrocarril
Example:

Posteriormente, al examinar la locomotora accidentada, se descubrió que el maquinista había cerrado de golpe el acelerador.

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