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tram 1

 (trăm)
n.
1. Chiefly British
a. A streetcar.
b. A streetcar line.
2. A cable car, especially one suspended from an overhead cable.
3. A four-wheeled, open, box-shaped wagon or car run on tracks in a mine.
tr.v. trammed, tram·ming, trams
To move or convey in a tram.

[Scots, shaft of a barrow, probably from Middle Flemish.]

tram 2

 (trăm)
n.
1. An instrument for gauging and adjusting machine parts; a trammel.
2. Accurate mechanical adjustment: The device is in tram.
tr.v. trammed, tram·ming, trams
To adjust or align (mechanical parts) with a trammel.

[Short for trammel.]

tram 3

 (trăm)
n.
A shiny silk thread with very little twist, primarily used as a weft yarn.

[Middle English, contrivance, from Old French traime, contrivance, weft, from Latin trāma, weft, woof.]

tram

(træm)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: tramcar 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. US and Canadian names: streetcar or trolley car
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a small vehicle on rails for carrying loads in a mine; tub
[C16 (in the sense: shaft of a cart): probably from Low German traam beam; compare Old Norse thrömr, Middle Dutch traem beam, tooth of a rake]
ˈtramless adj

tram

(træm)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) machinery a fine adjustment that ensures correct function or alignment
vb, trams, tramming or trammed
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to adjust (a mechanism) to a fine degree of accuracy
[C19: short for trammel]

tram

(træm)
n
(Textiles) (in weaving) a weft yarn of two or more twisted strands of silk
[C17: from French trame, from Latin trāma; related to Latin trāns across, trāmes footpath]

tram1

(træm)

n., v. trammed, tram•ming. n.
1. Brit. a streetcar.
2. a tramway.
3. a truck or car on rails for carrying loads in a mine.
4. the vehicle or cage of an overhead carrier.
v.t., v.i.
5. to convey or travel by tram.
[1820–30; orig., shafts of a barrow or cart, rails for carts (in mines); perhaps < Middle Dutch trame beam]

tram3

(træm)

n.
silk that has been slightly or loosely twisted, used as filling in weaving silk fabrics.
[1670–80; < French trame weft, alter. of Old French traime (after tramer to weave) < Latin trāma warp]

tram


Past participle: trammed
Gerund: tramming

Imperative
tram
tram
Present
I tram
you tram
he/she/it trams
we tram
you tram
they tram
Preterite
I trammed
you trammed
he/she/it trammed
we trammed
you trammed
they trammed
Present Continuous
I am tramming
you are tramming
he/she/it is tramming
we are tramming
you are tramming
they are tramming
Present Perfect
I have trammed
you have trammed
he/she/it has trammed
we have trammed
you have trammed
they have trammed
Past Continuous
I was tramming
you were tramming
he/she/it was tramming
we were tramming
you were tramming
they were tramming
Past Perfect
I had trammed
you had trammed
he/she/it had trammed
we had trammed
you had trammed
they had trammed
Future
I will tram
you will tram
he/she/it will tram
we will tram
you will tram
they will tram
Future Perfect
I will have trammed
you will have trammed
he/she/it will have trammed
we will have trammed
you will have trammed
they will have trammed
Future Continuous
I will be tramming
you will be tramming
he/she/it will be tramming
we will be tramming
you will be tramming
they will be tramming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tramming
you have been tramming
he/she/it has been tramming
we have been tramming
you have been tramming
they have been tramming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tramming
you will have been tramming
he/she/it will have been tramming
we will have been tramming
you will have been tramming
they will have been tramming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tramming
you had been tramming
he/she/it had been tramming
we had been tramming
you had been tramming
they had been tramming
Conditional
I would tram
you would tram
he/she/it would tram
we would tram
you would tram
they would tram
Past Conditional
I would have trammed
you would have trammed
he/she/it would have trammed
we would have trammed
you would have trammed
they would have trammed

tram

streetcar
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tram - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towerstram - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
2.tram - a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a minetram - a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine; "a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine"
waggon, wagon - any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
3.tram - a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricitytram - 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
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Verb1.tram - travel by tram
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
Translations
تَرامتْرام، عَربَة تْرام
трамвай
tramvaj
sporvogn
tramo
raitiovaunu
tramvaj
villamos
sporvagn
市内電車路面電車
전차
tramvajų linijos
tramvajs
električka
tramvaj
spårvagn
รถราง
трамвай
tàu điện

tram

[træm] N
1. (Brit) → tranvía m
2. (in mine) → vagoneta f

tram

[ˈtræm] n (British) (also tramcar) → tram m
to go by tram → prendre le tram

tram

n
(esp Brit) → Straßenbahn f, → Tram(bahn) f (S Ger, Sw, Aus); Blackpool still has tramsin Blackpool gibt es noch Straßenbahnen; to go by trammit der Straßenbahn fahren; I saw her on a tramich habe sie in einer Straßenbahn gesehen
(Min) → Grubenbahn f

tram

:
tramcar
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahn f; (= single car)Straßenbahnwagen m
tram driver
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahnfahrer(in) m(f)
tramline
n (esp Brit) (= track)Straßenbahnschiene f; (= route)Straßenbahnlinie f; trams (Tennis) → Linien pldes Doppelspielfelds

tram

:
tramride
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahnfahrt f
tramway
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahn f; (= route)Straßenbahnstrecke f

tram

[træm] tramcar [ˈtræmˌkɑːʳ] n (Brit) → tram m inv

tram

(trӕm) noun
(also ˈtramcar. American ˈstreetcar) a long car running on rails and usually driven by electric power, for carrying passengers especially along the streets of a town.
ˈtramway noun
a system of tracks for trams.

tram

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
References in classic literature ?
And so it was that I found myself that foggy November evening pursuing the Camberwell tram with my heart glowing within me, and with the eager determination that not another day should elapse before I should find some deed which was worthy of my lady.
For the nephew, a schoolboy on a holiday, was in theory the god in the car, or in the cab, tram, tube, and so on, while his uncle was at most a priest dancing before him and offering sacrifices.
Tired City men, trampled under foot in the rush for their tram, asked it of the ambulance attendants who carried them to the hospital.
Dealtry, a fellow clerk, passed on, and Leonard stood wondering whether he would take the tram as far as a penny would take him, or whether he would walk.
Here the noise and the word "tram" are both constituents of your belief; there is also a relation between them, expressed by "is" in the proposition "that is a tram.
The same noise may bring into your mind the visual image of a tram, instead of the word "tram.
To revert to the noise of the tram, when you hear it and say "tram," the noise and the word are both sensations (if you actually pronounce the word), but the noise is part of the fact which makes your belief true, whereas the word is not part of this fact.
So I dived into a pawnbroker's shop, where I was a stranger only upon my present errand, and within the hour was airing a decent if antiquated suit, but little corrupted by the pawnbroker's moth, and a new straw hat, on the top of a tram.
People told them what to see, when to see it, how to stop the electric trams, how to get rid of the beggars, how much to give for a vellum blotter, how much the place would grow upon them.
This led him to the station; and the square in front of it, vivid with arc-lamps, noisy with the yellow trams that seemed to cross it in all directions, made him laugh aloud with joy.
They sat on the pavement, and yellow trams passed up and down the boulevard with a ceaseless ringing of bells.
No horrid slum houses to depress one, no trams or motor-cars; and the people all looking so plump and cheerful.