What is a steam locomotive?

What is a steam locomotive? Here are some definitions.

Noun
  1. (rail transport) A locomotive, usually for use on a railway, that is powered by steam.
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It tells the story of the steam locomotive with displays covering model railways, trainspotting and locomotive engineering.
A rare nameplate from a steam locomotive named after a famous North Yorkshire building is to go under the hammer.
The equipment was mounted on the lower part of the engine's front, right where a cowcatcher would be mounted on a steam locomotive.
These near-indestructable Hi-Riser cars were rebuilt in the 1960's from steam locomotive tenders.
The steam locomotive symbolised the glorious service rendered by the Railways to the people in the early years.
They included a steam locomotive, a hydroelectric turbine, a steam turbine, electrical power lines and an airplane.

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