cableway


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ca·ble·way

 (kā′bəl-wā′)
n.
1. A suspended cable used as a track typically for a cable car; an aerial tramway.
2. A suspended loop of moving cable on which one or more gondola cars travel.

cableway

(ˈkeɪbəlˌweɪ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a system for moving people or bulk materials in which suspended cars, buckets, etc, run on cables that extend between terminal towers

ca•ble•way

(ˈkeɪ bəlˌweɪ)

n.
a system for hoisting and hauling bulk materials by a bucket on a cable suspended between two towers.
Translations

cableway

[ˈkeɪblweɪ] Nteleférico m, funicular m aéreo

cableway

[ˈkeɪblˌweɪ] nteleferica
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In April, May and June 2013, around 531,000 passengers were carried in cableway traffic, which is 119% more than in the second quarter of 2012.
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