Meaning of “shunter” in the English Dictionary

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"shunter" in British English

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shunternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃʌn.tər/ us /ˈʃʌn.t̬ɚ/

a small railway engine that is used for moving carriagesaround on the tracks rather than making journeys between stations

(Definition of “shunter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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