Definition of 'cable car'
Example sentences containing 'cable car'
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Meanwhile rescuers risked their lives to free people stranded in cable cars when the quake blew power. The Sun (2008)OLYMPIC chiefs show the sky's the limit after unveiling a sleek new cable car crossing over the Thames. The Sun (2012)
Translations for 'cable car'
British English: cable car /ˈkeɪbl kɑː/ NOUN
A cable car is a vehicle for taking people up mountains or steep hills. It is pulled by a moving cable.
- American English: cable car
- Arabic: عَرَبَةٌ يَجُرُّها سِلْكٌ إِلَى أَعْلَى الـجَبَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: teleférico
- Chinese: 缆车
- Croatian: žičara
- Czech: lanovka
- Danish: tovbanevogn
- Dutch: kabelwagen
- European Spanish: teleférico
- Finnish: köysiratavaunu
- French: téléphérique
- German: Seilbahn
- Greek: τελεφερίκ
- Italian: cabina della funivia
- Japanese: ケーブルカー
- Korean: 케이블카
- Norwegian: taubane
- Polish: kolejka linowa
- European Portuguese: carro eléctrico
- Romanian: telecabină
- Russian: вагон фуникулера
- Spanish: teleférico
- Swedish: spårvagn
- Thai: รถที่เคลื่อนที่โดยสายเคเบิล
- Turkish: teleferik
- Ukrainian: фунікулер
- Vietnamese: xe cáp treo
Definition of cable car from the Collins English Dictionary
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