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A form of high-speed aerial lift in which the cars are strung between parallel, continuously moving cables from which they detach for loading and unloading.

[French : funi(culaire), funicular (from Latin fūniculus, slender rope; see funiculus) + téléphérique, telpher (from English telepher obsolete variant of telpher; see telpher + French -ique, adj. and n. suff., from Latin -icus, -ic).]
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