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fu·nic·u·lar

 (fyo͝o-nĭk′yə-lər, fə-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a rope or cord.
2. Operated or moved by a cable.
3. Of, relating to, or constituting a funiculus.
n.
A cable railway on a steep incline, especially such a railway with simultaneously ascending and descending cars counterbalancing one another.

funicular

(fjuːˈnɪkjʊlə)
n
(Railways) Also called: funicular railway a railway up the side of a mountain, consisting of a counterbalanced car sat either end of a cable passing round a driving wheel at the summit
adj
1. (General Engineering) relating to or operated by a rope, cable, etc
2. (Botany) of or relating to a funicle

fu•nic•u•lar

(fyuˈnɪk yə lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a rope or cord, or its tension.
2. worked by a rope or the like.
n.
[1655–65; < Latin fūnicul(us) (see funiculus) + -ar1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.funicular - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending carsfunicular - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
cable car, car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
Adj.1.funicular - relating to or operated by a cable; "funicular railway"
Translations
قِطار سِلْكي
lanová dráha
tovbane
togbraut
funikulierius
funikulieris
fünikülerkablolu işleyen tren

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊr] n (also funicular railway) → funiculaire m

funicular (railway)

nSeilbahn f

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊləʳ]
1. n (also funicular railway) → funicolare f
2. adjfunicolare

funicular

(fjuˈnikjulə) : funicular (railway) noun
a kind of railway in which carriages are pulled uphill by cable etc.

fu·nic·u·lar

a. funicular, rel. al cordón umbilical o espermático.
References in classic literature ?
They had made a gas recharging station at the corner of the American Fall above the funicular railway, and they were, opening up a much larger area to the south for the same purpose.
looking forward to an old fashioned tram ride, followed by the funicular railway to get us to the top of Tibidabo We got as far as the were met with the same weather message.
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2000: At least 150 skiers, many of them children, die in an intense fire on board a funicular railway DEMI Moore, US actress, 1962, above KURT Vonnegut Jr, US writer, 1922 GEORGE S Patton, US general, 1885 DIED NED Kelly, Australian criminal, 1880 YASSER Arafat, Palestinian leader, 2004, above NAT Turner, American rebel slave, 1831
FANCY staying in a holiday apartment with your own funicular railway, just 100 yards from the beach and with views across Cardigan Bay?
For a few euros, we bought a seat on the Elevador da Gloria, an openwindowed funicular tram which has been in operation since 1855.
And, of course, there's President Anastasiades' promise for the funicular or cable railway.
Magellan will leave from Tilbury on June 7 or 13 on a six-night cruise which will call at Bergen, where you can take a ride on the funicular railway for mountainside views across the city.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A fire broke out at generator room due to an unknown reason at ystanbul's Takim-KarakE[micro]y funicular railway on early Wednesday.
Bustling Bergen - it gets busy when cruise ships come in - boasts not only history and atmosphere, but fabulous views (weather permitting) if you take the funicular railroad up Mount Floyen, which towers over the city.
The tour will stop in Aviemore for a special event, when a professional mountain biker will race down through Cairngorm, pitting himself on an electric bike against the funicular railway.
2FL0IBANEN FUNICULAR and FISH MARKET BY taking the short ride with the FMbanen Funicular from the city centre to the top of the FMen Mountain (320m above sea level), you have a golden opportunity to view the city, the mountains, the fjords and the sea.