Switching engine


Switching engine
Switching Switch"ing, a. & n. from {Switch}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Switching engine}, a locomotive for switching cars from one track to another, and making up trains; -- called also {switch engine}. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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