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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Swansea Council has held preliminary discussions with a company that could potentially see the cablecar technology and the other new facilities being introduced there in coming years.
Early-stage plans for a PS100m cablecar network above the skies of Cardiff and out over Cardiff Bay to Penarth are very much welcomed.
The Mount Titlis Cliff Walk, at the top of the Rotair cablecar link, is 330ft long and just 3ft wide, the highest suspended bridge in Europe.
Who is the man when all the gallant nations run to war Goes home to have his dinner by the very first cablecar And as he eats his canteloup contorts himself in mirth To read the blatant bulletins of the rulers of the earth?
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Neidiai'r hogia o un ochr i'r cablecar i'r llall gan ei siglo.
After soaking in the spa, I hopped on a cablecar to a point near the top of Mt Rigi to meet up with my walking instructor.
We also called at Glenwood Caverns, taking a gondola - small cablecar - ride up a mountain to tour the fairy caves.
The easiest ascent is by 360-degree rotating cablecar, a five-minute trip which costs less than pounds 10 return, with special family and group packages even less.
Although die-hard skiers will resent having to remove their skis to catch the cablecar between the two, and the combined area is smaller than Gran Valira, it does offer some real benefits.
On the night of our arrival, May 21, Eve went with most of the group to the hotel on the hill reached by cablecar, planning to return by funicular.
Buildings lurched to and fro, roofs and chimneys caved in, people were thrown out of their beds, windows smashed, the cablecar tracks twisted and cracks opened in the pavements.