• Definition for "cowcatcher"
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cowcatcher definition

  • noun:
    • The metal grille or framework projecting from the front side of a locomotive and serving to clear the monitoring of obstructions.
    • The V-shaped device on front of a locomotive (or any other huge vehicle) formed in order to drive things regarding the paths out of the way, to stop significant harm to the train.
    • a very good inclined frame, generally of wrought-iron bars, facing a locomotive motor, for getting or throwing off obstructions on a railway, as cattle; the pilot.
    • A strong frame facing a locomotive, for the removal of obstructions, such as for instance strayed cattle, through the rails.
    • an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
    • The steel grille or frame projecting from front side of a locomotive and offering to clear the monitoring of obstructions.
    • The V-shaped unit from the front side of a locomotive (or any other big vehicle) formed so as to press items regarding paths taken care of, to stop major problems for the train.
    • A strong likely framework, usually of wrought-iron bars, before a locomotive engine, for catching or throwing off obstructions on a railway, as cattle; the pilot.
    • a solid framework before a locomotive, for the removal of obstructions, such strayed cattle, from the rails.
    • an inclined material framework at the front end of a locomotive to clear the track
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