Slang meaning of OLD GIRL

OLD GIRL means: Affectionate term for steam engine

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OLD GIRL means: Affectionate term for steam engine

Slang definition of OLD GIRL

OLD GIRL means: Affectionate term for steam engine

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Engineer (n.): One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver.

Regulator (n.): A contrivance for regulating and controlling motion, as: (a) The lever or index in a watch, which controls the effective length of the hairspring, and thus regulates the vibrations of the balance. (b) The governor of a steam engine. (c) A valve for controlling the admission of steam to the steam chest, in a locomotive.

Cushion (n.): a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston

Cylinder (n.): The chamber of a steam engine in which the piston is moved by the force of steam.

Steam engine (): An engine moved by steam.

Cut-off (n.): The valve gearing or mechanism by which steam is cut off from entering the cylinder of a steam engine after a definite point in a stroke, so as to allow the remainder of the stroke to be made by the expansive force of the steam already let in. See Expansion gear, under Expansion.

Condenser (n.): An apparatus, separate from the cylinder, in which the exhaust steam is condensed by the action of cold water or air. See Illust. of Steam engine.

Nozzle (n.): A short outlet, or inlet, pipe projecting from the end or side of a hollow vessel, as a steam-engine cylinder or a steam boiler.

Steamer (n.): A steam fire engine. See under Steam.

Affectionate (a.): Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language.

Duty (n.): The efficiency of an engine, especially a steam pumping engine, as measured by work done by a certain quantity of fuel; usually, the number of pounds of water lifted one foot by one bushel of coal (94 lbs. old standard), or by 1 cwt. (112 lbs., England, or 100 lbs., United States).

Engine (v. t.): To equip with an engine; -- said especially of steam vessels; as, vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.

Vacuum (n.): The condition of rarefaction, or reduction of pressure below that of the atmosphere, in a vessel, as the condenser of a steam engine, which is nearly exhausted of air or steam, etc.; as, a vacuum of 26 inches of mercury, or 13 pounds per square inch.

Port (n.): A passageway in a machine, through which a fluid, as steam, water, etc., may pass, as from a valve to the interior of the cylinder of a steam engine; an opening in a valve seat, or valve face.

Trunk (n.): A large pipe forming the piston rod of a steam engine, of sufficient diameter to allow one end of the connecting rod to be attached to the crank, and the other end to pass within the pipe directly to the piston, thus making the engine more compact.

Pack (n.): To render impervious, as by filling or surrounding with suitable material, or to fit or adjust so as to move without giving passage to air, water, or steam; as, to pack a joint; to pack the piston of a steam engine.

Chest (n.): A tight receptacle or box, usually for holding gas, steam, liquids, etc.; as, the steam chest of an engine; the wind chest of an organ.

Heart (n.): A term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address.

Bubby (n.): Bub; -- a term of familiar or affectionate address to a small boy.

Locomotive (n.): A locomotive engine; a self-propelling wheel carriage, especially one which bears a steam boiler and one or more steam engines which communicate motion to the wheels and thus propel the carriage, -- used to convey goods or passengers, or to draw wagons, railroad cars, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.

Steam (v. t.): To expose to the action of steam; to apply steam to for softening, dressing, or preparing; as, to steam wood; to steamcloth; to steam food, etc.

Fireman (n.): A man who tends the fires, as of a steam engine; a stocker.

Lag (v. t.): To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4.

Throttle (v. t.): To shut off, or reduce flow of, as steam to an engine.

Lag (n.): The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing.

Indicate (v. t.): To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.

Load (v.): The work done by a steam engine or other prime mover when working.

Water engine (): An engine to raise water; or an engine moved by water; also, an engine or machine for extinguishing fires; a fire engine.

Exhaust (a.): Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work.

Gasket (n.): The plaited hemp used for packing a piston, as of the steam engine and its pumps.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Affectionate term for steam engine

Meaning of OLD GIRL

OLD GIRL means: Affectionate term for steam engine

Meaning of GIRL or OLD GIRL

GIRL or OLD GIRL means: Affectionate term for steam engine. The locomotive, like the sailing ship, is often called "she" instead of "it"

Meaning of Reciprocating Engine

Reciprocating Engine means: A form of steam engine where a piston moves back and forth inside a cylinder, transmitting its motion to a driving shaft by a connecting rod and crank.

Meaning of Black Gang

Black Gang means: Nautical slang for the engineroom crew. Included the chief engineer, who ran the engine and supervised; oilers and wipers, who lubricated and maintained the engine; and firemen and coal:passers, who fed the steam boilers.

Meaning of PEANUT ROASTER

PEANUT ROASTER means: Any small steam engine

Meaning of Steamer

Steamer means: A steamship. A ship propelled by a steam engine.

Meaning of Funnel

Funnel means: The smokestack of a ship, used to expel boiler steam and smoke or engine exhaust.

Meaning of CARRY A WHITE FEATHER

CARRY A WHITE FEATHER means: Show a plume of steam over the safety valves of the engine

Meaning of Monkey

Monkey means: (1) A small wooden cask in which grog was carried. (2) A type of marine steam reciprocating engine where two engines were used together on the same propeller shaft.

Meaning of STOKERS

STOKERS means: Stokers is nautical slang for cinders which escape through the funnel of a steam engine.

Meaning of TAIL OVER HER BACK

TAIL OVER HER BACK means: Engine with full head of steam, with plume resembling a squirrel's tail from her safety valve

Meaning of steam off my piss

steam off my piss means: Phrs. Heard in phrases such as "wouldn't give them the steam off my piss" or "not worth the steam off my piss", meaning somebody or something worthless.

Meaning of DUSTING HER OUT

DUSTING HER OUT means: Putting sand through the firedoor of an oil burner while working the engine hard; this cuts out the soot in the flues and makes the locomotive steam. Also known as giving the old girl a dose of salts

Meaning of Engine Order Telegraph

Engine Order Telegraph means: A set of mechanical signaling devices, connected by cables, by which engine commands are passed from the pilot house to the engine room and by which the engine room responds.

Meaning of Boilers

Boilers means: Steam generating units used aboard ship to provide steam for propulsion and for heating and other auxiliary purposes.

Meaning of Auntie Beeb

Auntie Beeb means: An affectionate term for the BBC.

Meaning of Ada

Ada means: An affectionate term for father used on Tangenine.

Meaning of Ama

Ama means: An affectionate term for mother used on Tangenine.

Meaning of STEAM

STEAM means: Steam is Australian slang for cheap wine.

Meaning of STEAM UP

STEAM UP means: Steam up is slang for to excite or make angry.

Meaning of Engineer

Engineer means: One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver.

Meaning of Regulator

Regulator means: A contrivance for regulating and controlling motion, as: (a) The lever or index in a watch, which controls the effective length of the hairspring, and thus regulates the vibrations of the balance. (b) The governor of a steam engine. (c) A valve for controlling the admission of steam to the steam chest, in a locomotive.

Meaning of Cushion

Cushion means: a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston

Meaning of Cylinder

Cylinder means: The chamber of a steam engine in which the piston is moved by the force of steam.

Meaning of Steam engine

Steam engine means: An engine moved by steam.

Meaning of Cut-off

Cut-off means: The valve gearing or mechanism by which steam is cut off from entering the cylinder of a steam engine after a definite point in a stroke, so as to allow the remainder of the stroke to be made by the expansive force of the steam already let in. See Expansion gear, under Expansion.

Meaning of Condenser

Condenser means: An apparatus, separate from the cylinder, in which the exhaust steam is condensed by the action of cold water or air. See Illust. of Steam engine.

Meaning of Nozzle

Nozzle means: A short outlet, or inlet, pipe projecting from the end or side of a hollow vessel, as a steam-engine cylinder or a steam boiler.

Meaning of Steamer

Steamer means: A steam fire engine. See under Steam.

Meaning of Affectionate

Affectionate means: Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language.

Meaning of Duty

Duty means: The efficiency of an engine, especially a steam pumping engine, as measured by work done by a certain quantity of fuel; usually, the number of pounds of water lifted one foot by one bushel of coal (94 lbs. old standard), or by 1 cwt. (112 lbs., England, or 100 lbs., United States).

Meaning of Engine

Engine means: To equip with an engine; -- said especially of steam vessels; as, vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.

Meaning of Vacuum

Vacuum means: The condition of rarefaction, or reduction of pressure below that of the atmosphere, in a vessel, as the condenser of a steam engine, which is nearly exhausted of air or steam, etc.; as, a vacuum of 26 inches of mercury, or 13 pounds per square inch.

Meaning of Port

Port means: A passageway in a machine, through which a fluid, as steam, water, etc., may pass, as from a valve to the interior of the cylinder of a steam engine; an opening in a valve seat, or valve face.

Meaning of Trunk

Trunk means: A large pipe forming the piston rod of a steam engine, of sufficient diameter to allow one end of the connecting rod to be attached to the crank, and the other end to pass within the pipe directly to the piston, thus making the engine more compact.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Address

Address means: Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.

Meaning of Historian

Historian means: A writer of history; a chronicler; an annalist.

Meaning of Intuse

Intuse means: A bruise; a contusion.

Meaning of Rhodian

Rhodian means: Of or pertaining to Rhodes, an island of the Mediterranean.

Meaning of Sain

Sain means: To sanctify; to bless so as to protect from evil influence.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of FRIGGING

FRIGGING means: Frigging is a slang euphemism for fucking.

Meaning of rake

rake means: A lowered front end on a hotrod. He just gave his rod a rake and twice pipes; nice.

Meaning of Float (v.)

Float (v.) means: same meaning as "get lost", "vamoose", "go away", etc.

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