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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.

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

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]
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"
Translations
قِطار سِلْكي
lanová dráha
tovbane
togbraut
funikulierius
funikulieris
fünikülerkablolu işleyen tren

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊr] n (also funicular railway) → funiculaire m

funicular (railway)

nSeilbahn f

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊləʳ]
1. n (also funicular railway) → funicolare f
2. adjfunicolare

funicular

(fjuˈnikjulə) : funicular (railway) noun
a kind of railway in which carriages are pulled uphill by cable etc.

fu·nic·u·lar

a. funicular, rel. al cordón umbilical o espermático.
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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.
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The Incline Railway - which has been on the go since 1895 and is the world's steepest passenger railway - hauled us up to the top of 1800ft-high Lookout Mountain for terrific views over the Chattanooga Valley.