bow collector

/ (bəʊ) /

noun

a sliding current collector, consisting of a bow-shaped strip mounted on a hinged framework, used on trains, etc, to collect current from an overhead-wireCompare skate 1 (def. 4)

Nearby words

  1. bovver boots,
  2. bow,
  3. bow and scrape,
  4. bow back,
  5. bow bells,
  6. bow compass,
  7. bow divider,
  8. bow front,
  9. bow hand,
  10. bow legs

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