cable car

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cable car

n.
A car designed to operate on a cableway or cable railway.

cable car

n
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

ca′ble car`

or ca′ble-car`,


n.
a vehicle, usu. enclosed, used on a cable railway or tramway.
[1870–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cable car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railwaycable 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
Translations
lanovka
tovbanevogn
köysiratavaunu
žičara
ケーブルカー
케이블카
spårvagn
รถที่เคลื่อนที่โดยสายเคเบิล
xe cáp treo

cable car

[ˈkeɪblˌkɑːʳ] nfunivia; (on rail) → funicolare f

cable car

عَرَبَةٌ يَجُرُّها سِلْكٌ إِلَى أَعْلَى الـجَبَل lanovka tovbanevogn Seilbahn τελεφερίκ teleférico köysiratavaunu téléphérique žičara cabina della funivia ケーブルカー 케이블카 kabelwagen taubane kolejka linowa carro eléctrico, teleférico вагон фуникулера spårvagn รถที่เคลื่อนที่โดยสายเคเบิล teleferik xe cáp treo 缆车
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Sommers went to the corner and waited for the cable car.
In truth, he saw nothing-unless he were wizard enough to detect a poignant wish, a powerful longing that the cable car would never stop anywhere, but go on and on with her forever.
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CARDIFF council has denied having any involvement in plans to bring seaplanes and cable cars to the city and said it does not believe the proposals should be a priority.
It may be added that tourists have suffered remained stuck in chairlifts and cable cars hanging in the air for many times due to generator's failure in case of power disruption.
The board that oversees public transportation in the city has voted to raise the price of parking, bus rides and the cable cars.
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Deputy Mayor of Al-Ahsa Abdullah Al-Arfaj said the project includes cable cars that would transport passengers 72 meters from the ground and then 300 meters between the two summits of the mountain.
We have the Makhdoom Shrine here and also various other mosques so the cable cars can go till these places, so it will be very comfortable for the people," said Jan.