motive power

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Synonyms for motive power

the power or ability to move

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Until further information, therefore, I shall maintain it to be a sea-unicorn of colossal dimensions, armed not with a halberd, but with a real spur, as the armoured frigates, or the `rams' of war, whose massiveness and motive power it would possess at the same time.
The acquisition of ICS by EnerSys will create a leading reserve power, site solutions, field services and motive power business in Australia.
The Lift Truck Selector Guide will significantly enhance the customer experience when trying to match the right premium Deka product with the right motive power application.
Contract notice: Supply of electricity and motive power to the users registered to the city of baroda.
Motive power is by either the Duchess of Sutherland, Union of South Africa or Black Five steam locomotives.
The Croes Newydd Special Spring Steam Gala is dedicated to the loco shed based in Wrexham, which used to supply the motive power for the Llangollen to Corwen line.
With so many and varied industries carried on in such a compact area, all requiring motive power, and this having coal at the source, one can excuse a deal of smoke.
The joint venture will serve both reserve power and motive power customers across sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa.
When the new locomotives come from Motive Power, an Idaho company, to Massachusetts in 2013, they will stop at Providence & Worcester rail yard on Southbridge Street to be inspected and prepared for use on the state's commuter rail system.
The main motive power was the Castle Britannia Pacific and the Hall classes.
EnerSys Motive Power has launched a wireless battery monitoring device, Wi-IQ, which can be fitted to all motive power batteries and enable information on charge, temperature and voltage, as well as low electrolyte level, to be uploaded wirelessly to a PC for data analysis.
The new vehicles offer a number of benefits over the out-going fleet but increased capacity has been made possible because of the new bank of High Frequency (HF) chargers from Chloride Motive Power (CMP).
The remaining cleaner-burning locomotives will be manufactured by Motive Power Industries and will feature 2,000-horsepower Caterpillar engines.
Piero Cherubini is Chair, Motive Power and Stoney Creek Programs at Mohawk College.
We consider our IMA to be a full hybrid system, one that uses its electric motor for motive power, versus a mild system that uses its electric component for non-motive features, such as idle stop or accessory power.