Written Sound
Onomatopoeia Dictionary
Words that sound like the thing they mean: Imitative words. From the Greek "onoma" (name) and "poiein" (to make)


a dull explosive sound made by or as if by a laboring engine


chug chugchug chugchug mmmoooosh

sound of a steamroller (Diggers go by Steve Light. All caps in the book chug chugchug chugchug MMMMOOOOSH)

engine equipment road

chugGA chugga chugga chugGA chugga chugga CHOO CHOOOOOOO

steam engine or train. from this book:
Trans go, by Steve Light
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machine movement

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