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fu·nic·u·lar

 (fyo͝o-nĭk′yə-lər, fə-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a rope or cord.
2. Operated or moved by a cable.
3. Of, relating to, or constituting a funiculus.
n.
A cable railway on a steep incline, especially such a railway with simultaneously ascending and descending cars counterbalancing one another.
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funicular

(fjuːˈnɪkjʊlə)
n
(Railways) Also called: funicular railway a railway up the side of a mountain, consisting of a counterbalanced car sat either end of a cable passing round a driving wheel at the summit
adj
1. (General Engineering) relating to or operated by a rope, cable, etc
2. (Botany) of or relating to a funicle
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fu•nic•u•lar

(fyuˈnɪk yə lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a rope or cord, or its tension.
2. worked by a rope or the like.
n.
[1655–65; < Latin fūnicul(us) (see funiculus) + -ar1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.funicular - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending carsfunicular - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
cable car, car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
Adj.1.funicular - relating to or operated by a cable; "funicular railway"
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Translations
قِطار سِلْكي
lanová dráha
tovbane
togbraut
funikulierius
funikulieris
fünikülerkablolu işleyen tren

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊr] n (also funicular railway) → funiculaire m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

funicular (railway)

nSeilbahn f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊləʳ]
1. n (also funicular railway) → funicolare f
2. adjfunicolare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

funicular

(fjuˈnikjulə) : funicular (railway) noun
a kind of railway in which carriages are pulled uphill by cable etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

fu·nic·u·lar

a. funicular, rel. al cordón umbilical o espermático.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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What's the best thing about the home's location and why?: The house is in the North York Moors national park and the views are superb from the kitchen, giving views over Roseberry Topping, Captain Cook's monument, the Wainstones and the incline railway. "Miraculous" sunsets can be seen from the paddock yet it is only four miles from Stokesley.
The location dates back to loggers of the 1800s, who hauled lumber to miners 1,400 feet up the hill by way of an incline railway. Today, the path is a mountain-bike trail.
He remembered the excitement of travelling up the Mount Hamilton Incline Railway in a Model T Touring Sedan, with curtains covering the windows.
They still sing it, and they have the real thing too, in the old city railway station, which is being re-styled as a major 'entertainment mecca.' The truly memorable Incline Railway - a one mile cablepulled carriage that ascends neighbouring Lookout Mountain at an angle of 72.7 degrees - is a 'must.' It's the steepest passenger railway in the world, and takes you to Rock City - a series of rock formations with fantastic views over the city and the Tennessee River valley - and to Ruby Falls.