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roller coaster

or roll·er·coast·er (rōl′ər-kō′stər)
n.
1. A steep, sharply curving elevated railway with small open passenger cars that is operated at high speeds as a ride, especially in an amusement park.
2. An action, event, or experience marked by abrupt, extreme changes in circumstance, quality, or behavior: "the demographic roller coaster caused by the baby boom" (American Demographics).
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Translations
horská dráha
rutschebane
vuoristorata
רכבת הרים
tobogan
ローラーコースター
롤러코스터
berg- och dalbana
รถไฟเหาะ
tàu lộn vòng siêu tốc

rollercoaster

سَكَّةٌ حَدِيدِيَّةٌ بالـمَلاهي horská dráha rutschebane Achterbahn τρενάκι λούνα παρκ montaña rusa vuoristorata montagnes russes tobogan montagne russe ローラーコースター 롤러코스터 achtbaan berg-og-dal-bane kolejka w wesołym miasteczku montanha-russa американские горки berg- och dalbana รถไฟเหาะ rollercoaster tàu lộn vòng siêu tốc 过山车
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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The attraction, which was based on the world of Toy Story, had a Slinky the Dog children's rollercoaster, which Alison clearly could not handle as she left the presenters, and viewers, in fits of laughter.
CLATTERING round yet another wild corner on Alton Towers' new rollercoaster, only one thing was on my mind - this is how a rollercoaster should feel.
ALTON Towers' new Wicker Man rollercoaster will feature a six-storey flaming structure in what the theme park claims is the first such ride to combine wood and fire.
BLACKPOOL Pleasure Beach's new rollercoaster Icon is taking shape and can be seen rising from the ground for the first time as work proceeds on the attraction.
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