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
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For a few yen, a cablecar whisks me to the top and, as cloud blows in and out, I get tantalising glimpses of the peninsula below, criss-crossed by its neatly ordered matrix of streets.
Hokkaido's most southern city of Hakodate, viewed from the cablecar to Mount Hakodate
And, just for a few hours, I feel Hokkaido's most southern city of Hakodate viewed from the cablecar to Mount Hakodate There are plenty of open-air food stands in Japan NEED TO KNOW | SEB RAMSAY'S visit was organised by the Japanese National Tourism Organization - see japan.
The cablecar, built to attractmany tourists during the summer months, has two booths.
Swansea Council has held preliminary discussions with a company that could potentially see the cablecar technology and the other new facilities being introduced there in coming years.
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Who is the man when all the gallant nations run to war Goes home to have his dinner by the very first cablecar And as he eats his canteloup contorts himself in mirth To read the blatant bulletins of the rulers of the earth?
Bougainvillea-lined alley on Paros Climb up to Fira by cablecar Sunset in Oia, Santorini Pretty harbour on Naxos, largest of the Cyclades Relax in a beach restaurant
I just have to go up the popular cablecar. I'm glad I did.
Dyma ddringo ar yr olwyn fawr, sydd diolch byth yn gaeedig, fel cablecar, felly does dim peryg a 'di ddim rhy oer.
After soaking in the spa, I hopped on a cablecar to a point near the top of Mt Rigi to meet up with my walking instructor.
We also called at Glenwood Caverns, taking a gondola - small cablecar - ride up a mountain to tour the fairy caves.