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Related to funicular: Funicular polygon, funicular hernia

fu·nic·u·lar

 (fyo͝o-nĭk′yə-lər, fə-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a rope or cord.
2. Operated or moved by a cable.
3. Of, relating to, or constituting a funiculus.
n.
A cable railway on a steep incline, especially such a railway with simultaneously ascending and descending cars counterbalancing one another.

funicular

(fjuːˈnɪkjʊlə)
n
(Railways) Also called: funicular railway a railway up the side of a mountain, consisting of a counterbalanced car sat either end of a cable passing round a driving wheel at the summit
adj
1. (General Engineering) relating to or operated by a rope, cable, etc
2. (Botany) of or relating to a funicle

fu•nic•u•lar

(fyuˈnɪk yə lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a rope or cord, or its tension.
2. worked by a rope or the like.
n.
[1655–65; < Latin fūnicul(us) (see funiculus) + -ar1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.funicular - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending carsfunicular - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
cable car, car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
Adj.1.funicular - relating to or operated by a cable; "funicular railway"
Translations
قِطار سِلْكي
lanová dráha
tovbane
togbraut
funikulierius
funikulieris
fünikülerkablolu işleyen tren

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊr] n (also funicular railway) → funiculaire m

funicular (railway)

nSeilbahn f

funicular

[fjuːˈnɪkjʊləʳ]
1. n (also funicular railway) → funicolare f
2. adjfunicolare

funicular

(fjuˈnikjulə) : funicular (railway) noun
a kind of railway in which carriages are pulled uphill by cable etc.

fu·nic·u·lar

a. funicular, rel. al cordón umbilical o espermático.
References in classic literature ?
They had made a gas recharging station at the corner of the American Fall above the funicular railway, and they were, opening up a much larger area to the south for the same purpose.
Then a few miles away, at the top of Cairn Gorm, I got out of the new funicular train to the summit and ventured on to the viewing platform.
The final stage of the project, due for completion next year, will incorporate a funicular railway that climbs the castle ramparts from the north, and a serpentine landscaped path down to a tiny extramural chapel that has its origins in a Roman temple of Jupiter.
The Directive lays down health and safety, environmental protection and consumer protection requirements for the design, construction and entry into service of cableway installations such as funicular railways, cable cars, chair-lifts, drag lifts, etc.
En el pasado, los visitantes que querian subir mas alla de la estacion del funicular o el estacionamiento en la base de la estatua de casi 30 metros de alto, tenian que subir por la escalera.
See Juliet's balcony in Verona, visit the breathtaking St Francis Basilica in Assisi and enjoy a funicular train ride to Capri Town.
Anyone looking for a morsel of hope or reassurance in the initial assessment of the problems afflicting Cairngorm Mountain's non-functioning funicular will have to look extremely hard to find either.
Prior information notice the object of this contract is the integral cleaning service of the artxanda funicular.
looking forward to an old fashioned tram ride, followed by the funicular railway to get us to the top of Tibidabo We got as far as the were met with the same weather message.
It was Cora's father who told her that the words "que sera" were Italian, just as he told her, too, what funicular meant and what curlicues were.
Emergency services launched a wide-scale search and the wreckage of an aircraft was today discovered on Cairngorm Mountain, just over half a mile from the Funicular Railway.
RAF spokesman Michael Mulford said witnesses reported seeing the aircraft heading south above The Ptarmigan restaurant at the top of the Cairngorm funicular railway.