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20:47 Mar 14, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Italian term or phrase: locomotive a fuoco
ferrovie con locomotive a fuoco
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4 +1steam locomotive
Gian
4firebox locomotive
Ivana UK


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steam locomotive


Explanation:
credo che con il solo fuoco non si va avanti. In genere il fuoco ottenuto bruciando il carbone serviva a creare in caldaia il vapore che veniva consumato per far girare le ruote.

Gian
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agree  Alexandra Speirs: locomotive a vapore ok, ma a fuoco? mai sentito. Steam locomotive è l'unica cosa che mi venga in mente....
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firebox locomotive


Explanation:
or locomotive with firebox


Eurodicautom translates "locomotiva senza fuoco" as "locomotive without firebox"


locomotives of the North Eastern Railway built under Fletcher ... long boiler, outside cylinder locomotives with firebox to rear of rear axle. ...

www.steamindex.com/locotype/nerloco.htm

firebox:

A chamber, such as the furnace of a steam locomotive, in which fuel is burned

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/firebox



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