cable car


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cable car

n.
A car designed to operate on a cableway or cable railway.

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

ca′ble car`

or ca′ble-car`,


n.
a vehicle, usu. enclosed, used on a cable railway or tramway.
[1870–75, Amer.]
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
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

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
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Sommers went to the corner and waited for the cable car.
In truth, he saw nothing-unless he were wizard enough to detect a poignant wish, a powerful longing that the cable car would never stop anywhere, but go on and on with her forever.
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Construction will take two years with commuters expected to start enjoying cable car services from 2020.
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If you are a traveler who likes some adventure during his travels, then cable car is the greatest way to experience the magnificence of a hill station in a preeminent style.
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Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has said that the project to install a cable car at Al Maqtaa and develop Al Bahya Corniche is still under study and is yet to be awarded, according to a Wam news agency report.
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi's municipal authorities said on Tuesday that the proposed construction of cable car projects at Al Maqtaa and Al Bahia Corniche is still under study and the project has not been officially given to any contractors.
The cable car is seen as a way of helping to connect different parts of a city and a tourist attraction.
MURREE -- At least 12 persons were killed and two were injured when a cable car (doli) installed by local villagers broke down and fell at Charra Pani in the area of Galiyat region on Thursday.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem, the government approved a cable car project that will provide a solution to the problem of difficult access to the Western Wall, as well as provide quick and convenient access to about 130,000 visitors and tourists visiting the Western Wall every week.