cable car(redirected from Cable cars)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
A car designed to operate on a cableway or cable railway.
1. (Automotive Engineering) a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
3. (Automotive Engineering) a cableway
4. (Railways) a passenger car on a cable railway
a vehicle, usu. enclosed, used on a cable railway or tramway.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||cable car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"|
cable railway, funicular, funicular railway - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
xe cáp treo