trolleybus

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trolleybus

(ˈtrɒlɪˌbʌs)
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(Automotive Engineering) an electrically driven public-transport vehicle that does not run on rails but takes its power from an overhead wire through a trolley
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Noun1.trolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wirestrolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
autobus, bus, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, passenger vehicle, omnibus, coach - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
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