Translation of cowcatcher in Spanish:


quitapiedras, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊˌkætʃər/ /ˈkaʊˌkɛtʃər/ /ˈkaʊkatʃə/

Definition of quitapiedras in Spanish


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    quitapiedras masculine
    • As a fan of cowcatchers and clacking wheels, Elrond Lawrence tracked Salinas Valley rails into the early 20th century.
    • The equipment was mounted on the lower part of the engine's front, right where a cowcatcher would be mounted on a steam locomotive.
    • Finally, it can triple as a cowcatcher, much like the ones featured on throbbing steam engines.
    • The cowcatcher had been modified to receive one end of a track segment and align pegs to matching hollows in the track.
    • A manager's like a snowplow or a cowcatcher, clearing the way so the people who can do their stuff can actually do it.
    • Strangely, the films were shot both from the cowcatchers and from other locations on the train.
    • Agnes preferred to ride on a platform above the cowcatcher, a nice metaphor for the desire to look ahead in life.
    • Get your hands up to your forehead with your forearms protecting your face like a train's cowcatcher.