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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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The construction of the cableway was managed by Rixen Cableways' technician Simon Herrmann.
The slopes can take 5,000 skiers per day, and performance of cableways can be 1,000 skiers a day on a ski base, which result in formation of queues and quick wearing of a track, the expert said.
In the second quarter of 2013, 119% more passengers were carried by cableways than in the same period in 2012.
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Vanessa Weinhauer of Germany posted 66 points to finish a distant second while Briton Lottie Harbottle had 60.33 points for third place in the event backed by Rixen Cableways, IWWF Wakeboard 2020 Vision, Smart, Gatorade, Deca Homes, Stoked Inc, RipCurl, Monster Energy Drink, Devant LED TV, Bacardi, Department of Tourism Region 3, Aktion Parks and Plus Event Marketing.
Abstract: This paper deals with mobile forestry cableways. The modern cableways must meet many requirements.
The minister said to be satisfied with the progress achieved over the last years in the sector of transport, with the construction of cableways and the purchasing of new buses and railcars.
Cableways are a unique form of transport, rarely appropriately celebrated in the architecture of their terminals.
The event is backed by Rixen Cableways, IWWF Wakeboard 2020 Vision, Smart, Gatorade, Deca Homes, Stoked Inc., RipCurl, Monster Energy Drink, Devant LED TV, Bacardi, Department of Tourism Region III, Aktion Parks and Plus Event Marketing and organized by Eventking Corp.
Work on this issue will continue to develop control algorithms for proportional hydro-motors which will replace the current "two step" hydro-motors used in this forestry cableways.