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street·car

 (strēt′kär′)
n.
A public vehicle operated on rails along a regular route, usually through the streets of a city.

streetcar

(ˈstriːtˌkɑː)
n
(Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian an electrically driven public transport vehicle that runs on rails let into the surface of the road, power usually being taken from an overhead wire. Also called: trolley car, tram (esp Brit) or tramcar

street•car

(ˈstritˌkɑr)

n.
a public vehicle on rails running regularly along city streets.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.streetcar - a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricitystreetcar - a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
horsecar - an early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
trolley line - a transit line using streetcars or trolley buses
Translations
تَراممَرْكَبَة الترام
tramvaj
sporvogn
raitiovaunu
tramvaj
villamoskocsi
sporvagn
路面電車
전차
električka
tramvaj
spårvagn
รถราง
tàu điện

streetcar

[ˈstriːtkɑːʳ] N (US) → tranvía m, tren m

streetcar

[ˈstriːtkɑːr] n (US)tramway mstreet child nenfant mf des ruesstreet cleaner n
(= person) → balayeur m
(= machine) → balayeuse fstreet cred (British) street credibility (mainly British) n
to have street cred → jouir du respect de ses pairs, avoir de la street credibility
to lose one's street cred → perdre sa street credibilitystreet crime ndélits mpl sur la voie publiquestreet directory nrépertoire m des ruesstreet fighting ncombats mpl de ruestreet guide nindex m des rues, répertoire m des rues

streetcar

[ˈstriːtˌkɑːʳ] n (Am) → tram m inv

street

(striːt) noun
1. a road with houses, shops etc on one or both sides, in a town or village. the main shopping street; I met her in the street.
2. (abbreviated to St when written) used in the names of certain roads. Her address is 4 Shakespeare St.
ˈstreetcar noun
(especially American) a tramcar.
street directory
a booklet giving an index and plans of a city's streets.
be streets ahead of / better than
to be much better than.
be up someone's street
to be exactly suitable for someone. That job is just up your street.
not to be in the same street as
to be completely different, usually worse, in quality than.

streetcar

تَرام tramvaj sporvogn Straßenbahn τραμ tranvía raitiovaunu tram tramvaj tram 路面電車 전차 tram sporvogn tramwaj bonde, carro elétrico трамвай spårvagn รถราง tramvay tàu điện 有轨电车
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When in the evening he came home from work he got off a streetcar and walked sedately along behind some business man, striving to look very substantial and important.
A person who had such a task before him would not need to look very far in Packingtown--he had only to walk up the avenue and read the signs, or get into a streetcar, to obtain full information as to pretty much everything a human creature could need.
The people had become accustomed to the timetable of the streetcars and knew that the last streetcar (the Owl) left Queen Min's tomb at 11:30 at night and arrived at the terminal at midnight.
Milwaukee officials announced on Wednesday that work on the citys streetcar project would cause both the intersection of Clybourn and Milwaukee streets and a nearby interstate ramp to be closed starting early next week.
The Atlanta Streetcar (ASC) will temporarily suspend services today, Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.
Several blocks have been detoured or reduced to single lanes due to a combination of Project , streetcar rail installment and private development, Wenger said.
Over the long-term, the BQX streetcar will make commuting to Sunset Park even more convenient.
It's one of Marlon Brando's stand-out moments as Stanley from A Streetcar Named Desire.
Twelve chapters are: before the thirty-year-war; the Hendrie streetcar era; beginning of the thirty-year war; the progressive era; from the streets to the hallways; the lawyers battle; competitive fight really begins; three-cent fares or municipal ownership; every mayor had a three-cent fare plan; on driving a hard bargain; nobody stood up; the Detroit streetcar parade.
A Streetcar Named Desire Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester The Royal Exchange Theatre kicks off its 40th birthday celebrations in style, with Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning story of desire, desperation, violence and mental illness in sultry Louisiana.
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Earlier this year, he starred with Gillian Anderson in "A Streetcar Named Desire" after its transfer to the New York stage from Britain's National Theatre.