steam whistle

noun

a type of whistle sounded by a blast of steam, as used formerly in factories, on locomotives, etc

Nearby words

  1. steam shovel,
  2. steam table,
  3. steam trap,
  4. steam turbine,
  5. steam up,
  6. steam-boiler,
  7. steam-chest,
  8. steam-engine,
  9. steam-generating heavy-water reactor,
  10. steam-heated

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