cable car

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cable car

n.
A car designed to operate on a cableway or cable railway.
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cable car

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
3. (Automotive Engineering) a cableway
4. (Railways) a passenger car on a cable railway
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ca′ble car`

or ca′ble-car`,


n.
a vehicle, usu. enclosed, used on a cable railway or tramway.
[1870–75, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cable car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railwaycable car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
cable railway, funicular, funicular railway - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
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Translations
lanovka
tovbanevogn
köysiratavaunu
žičara
ケーブルカー
케이블카
spårvagn
รถที่เคลื่อนที่โดยสายเคเบิล
xe cáp treo

cable car

[ˈkeɪblˌkɑːʳ] nfunivia; (on rail) → funicolare f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cable car

عَرَبَةٌ يَجُرُّها سِلْكٌ إِلَى أَعْلَى الـجَبَل lanovka tovbanevogn Seilbahn τελεφερίκ teleférico köysiratavaunu téléphérique žičara cabina della funivia ケーブルカー 케이블카 kabelwagen taubane kolejka linowa carro eléctrico, teleférico вагон фуникулера spårvagn รถที่เคลื่อนที่โดยสายเคเบิล teleferik xe cáp treo 缆车
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in classic literature ?
Sommers went to the corner and waited for the cable car.
In truth, he saw nothing-unless he were wizard enough to detect a poignant wish, a powerful longing that the cable car would never stop anywhere, but go on and on with her forever.
Summary: Vancouver [Canada], Aug 12 (ANI): Miscreants cut off cables holding up cable cars at a sightseeing attraction in Squamish, British Columbia here in what the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have labelled as an act of vandalism.
According to Jordan's news agency, Petra , upon operational commencement, the project will operate 40 cable cars, with each car having the capacity to accommodate eight passengers.
They were traveling in 12 cable cars that derailed in a storm at around 7:30pm.
MURREE -- Rescue officials rescued 90 tourists stuck for 10 hours inside cable cars in Patriata, Murree.
MURREE: Rescue officials rescued 90 tourists stuck for 10 hours inside cable cars in Patriata, Murree.
Cable cars eyed to connect malls !-- -- Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star) - April 10, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade is pushing for a collaboration with a businessman for the use of the latter's mall chain to develop a cable car system that would help ease road congestion in Metro Manila.
The DOTr has been looking at cable cars as an alternative mode of transport in the country since 2016.
The official told Media that the cable cars are a familiar to sight in mountain regions.
The official told APP that the cable cars are a familiar to sight in mountain regions.