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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.
Yesterday, the Evening Gazette reported the crash, which occurred on Saturday at 6pm, after speaking to Billingham dad-of-two, Leo Allison, who was also travelling on the funicular when the incident happened.
It has struggled as rivals opened summer attractions, such as the funicular railway at Cairngorm Mountain or the gondola at Nevis.
The C38 - the only route to Cairngorm Mountain Centre and the funicular railway - was closed for six hours as cops probed the cause of the crash.
Constructed over 100 years ago to shuttle Orme residents from their homes into town and back again, there are now four trams which work in pairs as a funicular railway - as one goes down the mountain, it helps pull the other up
The empty roller-coaster cars are hauled to the top of the track by the riders themselves, who sit in an adjoining funicular vehicle.
Because the investigation is focusing on an internal mechanical failure, Watson said the daily visual inspections that were part of the safety protocol of the funicular were unlikely to have revealed such a problem in advance.
The plan contains strategies to create a more integrated and cohesive community by bringing neighbourhood life to Bunker Hill, regenerating the old Broadway Theatre District (without losing the lively Latino population) and physically connecting the higher land of corporate Bunker Hill and the lower multi-ethnic areas with new buildings, pedestrian routes and places and the reinstatement of the old Angels' Flight Funicular.
Construction of Funicular Railway Track between Dudhani village near Panvel to Maillot spring point in Matheran.
Floibanen is a funicular which runs up the mountain of Floyen.
Engineered by George Croydon Marks, plans were accepted for a funicular railway on the current route.
RAF spokesman Michael Mulford said witnesses reported seeing the aircraft heading south above The Ptarmigan restaurant at the top of the Cairngorm funicular railway.