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tram 1

 (trăm)
n.
1. Chiefly British
a. A streetcar.
b. A streetcar line.
2. A cable car, especially one suspended from an overhead cable.
3. A four-wheeled, open, box-shaped wagon or car run on tracks in a mine.
tr.v. trammed, tram·ming, trams
To move or convey in a tram.

[Scots, shaft of a barrow, probably from Middle Flemish.]

tram 2

 (trăm)
n.
1. An instrument for gauging and adjusting machine parts; a trammel.
2. Accurate mechanical adjustment: The device is in tram.
tr.v. trammed, tram·ming, trams
To adjust or align (mechanical parts) with a trammel.

[Short for trammel.]

tram 3

 (trăm)
n.
A shiny silk thread with very little twist, primarily used as a weft yarn.

[Middle English, contrivance, from Old French traime, contrivance, weft, from Latin trāma, weft, woof.]
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tram

(træm)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: tramcar an electrically driven public transport vehicle that runs on rails let into the surface of the road, power usually being taken from an overhead wire. US and Canadian names: streetcar or trolley car
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a small vehicle on rails for carrying loads in a mine; tub
[C16 (in the sense: shaft of a cart): probably from Low German traam beam; compare Old Norse thrömr, Middle Dutch traem beam, tooth of a rake]
ˈtramless adj

tram

(træm)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) machinery a fine adjustment that ensures correct function or alignment
vb, trams, tramming or trammed
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to adjust (a mechanism) to a fine degree of accuracy
[C19: short for trammel]

tram

(træm)
n
(Textiles) (in weaving) a weft yarn of two or more twisted strands of silk
[C17: from French trame, from Latin trāma; related to Latin trāns across, trāmes footpath]
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tram1

(træm)

n., v. trammed, tram•ming. n.
1. Brit. a streetcar.
2. a tramway.
3. a truck or car on rails for carrying loads in a mine.
4. the vehicle or cage of an overhead carrier.
v.t., v.i.
5. to convey or travel by tram.
[1820–30; orig., shafts of a barrow or cart, rails for carts (in mines); perhaps < Middle Dutch trame beam]

tram3

(træm)

n.
silk that has been slightly or loosely twisted, used as filling in weaving silk fabrics.
[1670–80; < French trame weft, alter. of Old French traime (after tramer to weave) < Latin trāma warp]
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tram


Past participle: trammed
Gerund: tramming

Imperative
tram
tram
Present
I tram
you tram
he/she/it trams
we tram
you tram
they tram
Preterite
I trammed
you trammed
he/she/it trammed
we trammed
you trammed
they trammed
Present Continuous
I am tramming
you are tramming
he/she/it is tramming
we are tramming
you are tramming
they are tramming
Present Perfect
I have trammed
you have trammed
he/she/it has trammed
we have trammed
you have trammed
they have trammed
Past Continuous
I was tramming
you were tramming
he/she/it was tramming
we were tramming
you were tramming
they were tramming
Past Perfect
I had trammed
you had trammed
he/she/it had trammed
we had trammed
you had trammed
they had trammed
Future
I will tram
you will tram
he/she/it will tram
we will tram
you will tram
they will tram
Future Perfect
I will have trammed
you will have trammed
he/she/it will have trammed
we will have trammed
you will have trammed
they will have trammed
Future Continuous
I will be tramming
you will be tramming
he/she/it will be tramming
we will be tramming
you will be tramming
they will be tramming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tramming
you have been tramming
he/she/it has been tramming
we have been tramming
you have been tramming
they have been tramming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tramming
you will have been tramming
he/she/it will have been tramming
we will have been tramming
you will have been tramming
they will have been tramming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tramming
you had been tramming
he/she/it had been tramming
we had been tramming
you had been tramming
they had been tramming
Conditional
I would tram
you would tram
he/she/it would tram
we would tram
you would tram
they would tram
Past Conditional
I would have trammed
you would have trammed
he/she/it would have trammed
we would have trammed
you would have trammed
they would have trammed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

tram

streetcar
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tram - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towerstram - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
2.tram - a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a minetram - a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine; "a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine"
waggon, wagon - any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
3.tram - a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricitytram - a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
horsecar - an early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
trolley line - a transit line using streetcars or trolley buses
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Verb1.tram - travel by tram
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
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Translations
تَرامتْرام، عَربَة تْرام
трамвай
tramvaj
sporvogn
tramo
raitiovaunu
tramvaj
villamos
sporvagn
市内電車路面電車
전차
tramvajų linijos
tramvajs
električka
tramvaj
spårvagn
รถราง
трамвай
tàu điện

tram

[træm] N
1. (Brit) → tranvía m
2. (in mine) → vagoneta f
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tram

[ˈtræm] n (British) (also tramcar) → tram m
to go by tram → prendre le tram
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tram

n
(esp Brit) → Straßenbahn f, → Tram(bahn) f (S Ger, Sw, Aus); Blackpool still has tramsin Blackpool gibt es noch Straßenbahnen; to go by trammit der Straßenbahn fahren; I saw her on a tramich habe sie in einer Straßenbahn gesehen
(Min) → Grubenbahn f

tram

:
tramcar
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahn f; (= single car)Straßenbahnwagen m
tram driver
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahnfahrer(in) m(f)
tramline
n (esp Brit) (= track)Straßenbahnschiene f; (= route)Straßenbahnlinie f; trams (Tennis) → Linien pldes Doppelspielfelds

tram

:
tramride
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahnfahrt f
tramway
n (esp Brit) → Straßenbahn f; (= route)Straßenbahnstrecke f
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tram

[træm] tramcar [ˈtræmˌkɑːʳ] n (Brit) → tram m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tram

(trӕm) noun
(also ˈtramcar. American ˈstreetcar) a long car running on rails and usually driven by electric power, for carrying passengers especially along the streets of a town.
ˈtramway noun
a system of tracks for trams.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

tram

تَرام tramvaj sporvogn Straßenbahn τραμ tranvía raitiovaunu tram tramvaj tram 路面電車 전차 tram sporvogn tramwaj bonde, carro elétrico трамвай spårvagn รถราง tramvay tàu điện 有轨电车
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