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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: locomotive

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bewegend locomotive
Lokomotive {f}Femininum (die) locomotive
Lok {f}Femininum (die) locomotive
Lokomotivdampfmaschine {f}Femininum (die) locomotive steam engine
Fortbewegungsorgan {n}Neutrum (das) [zool.] locomotive organ
Lokomotivkessel {m}Maskulinum (der) {tech.] locomotive boiler
Lokkessel {m}Maskulinum (der) {tech.] locomotive boiler
Lokomotivdampfkessel {m}Maskulinum (der) {tech.] locomotive steam boiler
Lokomotiv-Dampfkessel {m}Maskulinum (der) {tech.] locomotive steam boiler
Lokdampfkessel {m}Maskulinum (der) {tech.] locomotive steam boiler
Lok-Dampfkessel {m}Maskulinum (der) {tech.] locomotive steam boiler


Whenever I see the movement of a locomotive I hear the whistle and see the valves opening and wheels turning; but I have no right to conclude that the whistling and the turning of wheels are the cause of the movement of the engine.
CHAPTER III A locomotive is moving.
Another man says the locomotive moves because its wheels go round.
But the man who says that the movement of the wheels is the cause refutes himself, for having once begun to analyze he ought to go on and explain further why the wheels go round; and till he has reached the ultimate cause of the movement of the locomotive in the pressure of steam in the boiler, he has no right to stop in his search for the cause.
The man who explains the movement of the locomotive by the smoke that is carried back has noticed that the wheels do not supply an explanation and has taken the first sign that occurs to him and in his turn has offered that as an explanation.
The only conception that can explain the movement of the locomotive is that of a force commensurate with the movement observed.
These temporary aims are like the broom fixed in front of a locomotive to clear the snow from the rails in front: they clear men’s moral responsibilities from their path.
There was plenty of width for that, and room to spare; which is perhaps the reason why Scrooge thought he saw a locomotive hearse going on before him in the gloom.
that there should exist for the locomotive a road to Damascus!
We have our clothes, some more splendid than others,—this is our credit; but when a man dies he has only his skin; in the same way, on retiring from business, you have nothing but your real principal of about five or six millions, at the most; for third-rate fortunes are never more than a fourth of what they appear to be, like the locomotive on a railway, the size of which is magnified by the smoke and steam surrounding it.

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