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Locomotive vs Stagecoach - What's the difference?

locomotive | stagecoach |

As nouns the difference between locomotive and stagecoach

is that locomotive is the power unit of a train which does not carry passengers or freight itself, but pulls the coaches or rail cars or wagons while stagecoach is an alternative spelling of lang=en.

As an adjective locomotive

is of or relating to locomotion.

locomotive

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (rail transport) The power unit of a train which does not carry passengers or freight itself, but pulls the coaches or rail cars or wagons.
  • (rare) A traction engine
  • (slang) A cheer characterized by a slow beginning and a progressive increase in speed
  • (economics) A country which drives the world economy by having a high level of imports. (i.e. The United States).
  • Usage notes

    Sometimes erroneously used as a synonym for train.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of or relating to locomotion
  • of or relating to the power unit of a train which does not carry passengers or freight itself
  • stagecoach

    English

    Noun

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