Synonyms

1. electric-arc_furnace

noun. an electric furnace in which an electric arc provides the source of heat for making steel.

Synonyms

  • steel mill
  • steel factory
  • Stassano furnace
  • steel plant
  • steelworks

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Words that Rhyme with Electric Locomotive

  • nonautomotive
  • automotive
  • airmotive
  • emotive

Example sentences of the word electric-locomotive


1. Noun Phrase
Carriages run on a single rail, hence monorail, and are driven by an electric locomotive.

2. Noun Phrase
It was originally powered by steam, but today, diesel or electric locomotives power most trains.

3. Noun Phrase
Scenic railroad tours depart on restored Pullman-Standard passenger cars carried by old-fashioned diesel-electric locomotives.

2. electric-discharge_lamp

noun. an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube.

Synonyms

  • gas-discharge lamp

3. electric-light_bulb

noun. electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity.

Synonyms

  • lightbulb
  • filament
  • light bulb
  • incandescent lamp
  • electric light
  • electric lamp

4. diesel-electric

noun. a locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine.

Synonyms

  • diesel-electric locomotive

5. locomotive

adjective. ['ˌloʊkəˈmoʊtɪv'] of or relating to locomotion.

Antonyms

  • walk

6. locomotive

noun. ['ˌloʊkəˈmoʊtɪv'] a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks.

Synonyms

  • fender
  • train
  • cowcatcher
  • self-propelled vehicle
  • buffer
  • traction engine
  • choo-choo
  • pilot
  • tank engine
  • switch engine
  • pilot engine
  • locomotive engine
  • tank locomotive
  • iron horse
  • railway locomotive
  • diesel locomotive
  • footplate
  • electric locomotive
  • steam locomotive
  • engine
  • donkey engine
  • dinkey
  • shunter
  • dinky

Antonyms

  • large
  • unattractive

7. electric

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity.

Antonyms

  • unagitated

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

8. electric

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling.

Synonyms

  • galvanic
  • galvanizing
  • exciting

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unstimulating
  • unsexy
  • uninteresting

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

9. electric

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] (of a situation) exceptionally tense.

Antonyms

  • unprovocative

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

10. electric

noun. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] a car that is powered by electricity.

Synonyms

  • car
  • motorcar
  • automobile
  • electric car
  • machine
  • electric automobile

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • loose
  • lax
  • inflammation

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)
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