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tram·line

 (trăm′līn′)
n. Chiefly British
A streetcar line.

tramline

(ˈtræmˌlaɪn)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) (often plural) Also called: tramway the tracks on which a tram runs
2. (Automotive Engineering) the route taken by a tram
3. (Badminton) (often plural) the outer markings along the sides of a tennis or badminton court
4. (plural) a set of guiding principles

tram•way

(ˈtræmˌweɪ)

n.
1. a crude railroad of wooden rails or of wooden rails capped with metal treads.
2. Also called tramline . Brit. a streetcar route, track, or system.
3. Also called ropeway. a system for carrying passengers and freight in vehicles operating along overhead cables; a telpherage.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tramline - the track on which trams or streetcars runtramline - the track on which trams or streetcars run
rails, runway, rail, track - a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
track - a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
Translations

tramline

[ˈtræmlaɪn] nrail m du tramway

tramline

[ˈtræmˌlaɪn] nlinea tranviaria
References in classic literature ?
The storm had struck the overhead wire of the tramline, and one of the great supports had fallen.
Joining officers on Operation Tramline, which uses an unmarked HGV to catch offenders in the act, we got to see some of the efforts to tackle the problem first-hand - and they revealed they'd caught nearly half as many drivers this year than when the same operation was run 12 months ago.
More than 20 offences were detected during Operation Tramline - which caught drivers reading delivery notes and electronic devices while behind the wheel.
Cascade, Mills Mess, Backcross and Tramline Pass are all terms used in which activity?
Tenders are invited for Supply of rcc tramline sleepers
Appropriately called Tramline it is of course right along the new Luas corridor.
Hungduan, for instance, could be served well by a tramline to transport crops had Unesco not prohibited such engineering solution to ease the lives of farmers there, Habawel said.
I NOTE that Warwickshire Police have conducted Operation Tramline ('HGV used to catch offending motorists', October 30) to counter, inter alia, speeding and driving while using a mobile telephone.
How many more decades will elapse before a second tramline returns to our streets to replace buses and trains?
The new route or the smaller loop on the tramline will begin operation today, according to Mohammed Al Mudharreb, Director of Rail Operations, Road Transport Authority (RTA).
He noted that Tabriz tramline will have a maximum speed of 80 kilometers per hour and will work in different weather conditions.
Sheikh Mohammed viewed the specifications of the tramline and the quality services offered to passengers at stations.