noun see dieselize

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  • dieselization — noun a) The conversion of a petrol engine to run on diesel fuel b) The replacement of petrol engines with diesel engines …   Wiktionary

  • dieselization — die·sel·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • dieselization — ˌdēzələ̇ˈzāshən, ēsə , ˌlīˈz noun ( s) Usage: sometimes capitalized : the act of dieselizing * * * dieselizāˈtion or dieselisāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑diesel …   Useful english dictionary

  • dieselize — dieselization, n. /dee zeuh luyz , seuh /, v., dieselized, dieselizing. v.t. 1. to equip with diesel machinery. v.i. 2. to become equipped with diesel machinery or vehicles, as a railroad. Also, esp. Brit. dieselise. [1945 50; DIESEL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • 2-8-4 — In the Whyte notation, a 2 8 4 is a railroad steam locomotive that has one unpowered leading axle followed by four powered driving axles and two unpowered trailing axles. This locomotive type is most often referred to as a Berkshire, though the… …   Wikipedia

  • ALCO Century Series locomotives — The ALCO Century Series locomotives were a series of diesel locomotives announced in 1963 by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO). By the end of the 1950s the dieselization of American railroads was essentially complete. For the first time, the …   Wikipedia

  • Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway — Map of the DM IR. Solid lines are track still in use; dotted lines are abandoned track …   Wikipedia

  • Dieselisation — Modern diesel multiple unit next to a steam locomotive at Carmarthen railway station in 2007 Dieselisation or dieselization is a term generally used for the increasingly common use of diesel fuel in vehicles, as opposed to gasoline or steam… …   Wikipedia

  • 2-8-8-4 — Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, a 2 8 8 4 is a locomotive with two leading wheels, two sets of eight driving wheels, and a four wheel trailing truck.Other equivalent classifications are: UIC classification:… …   Wikipedia

  • 4-8-4 — Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, a 4 8 4 locomotive has four leading wheels, eight coupled driving wheels and four trailing wheels.Other equivalent classifications are: UIC classification: 2D2 (also known as… …   Wikipedia

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