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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