Definition of light engine in English:

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light engine

noun

A railway locomotive running with no vehicles attached: he had let a light engine out of the down loop
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  • As the 3040 accelerated in a cloud of dust, she was passed by another light engine, southbound sister 3039 returning from a helper shift.
  • The light engine would then pull the con-cast loads for #2 Rod Mill from track 567.
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