2-4-4-2 is a palindrome (it reads the same backward as forward).View more palindromes!
Definition of the noun 2-4-4-2
What does 2-4-4-2 mean as a name of something?
- Under the Whyte notation system, a Mallet-type locomotive with two leading wheels on a leading truck, two sets of four driving wheels, and two trailing wheels on a trailing truck.
2-4-4-2: In Whyte notation, 2-4-4-2 refers to a railroad steam locomotive that has two leading wheels followed by four coupled driving wheels, a second set of four coupled driving wheels, and two trailing wheels.