cable car Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cable car" in British English

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cable carnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​vehicle that ​hangs from and is ​moved by a ​cable and ​transportspeople up ​steepslopes US a ​vehicle on a ​cablerailway
(Definition of cable car from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cable car" in American English

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cable carnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkeɪ·bəl ˌkɑr/
a ​vehicle that is ​attached to a cable which ​pulls it up ​steepslopes
(Definition of cable car from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cable car”
in Chinese (Simplified) 缆车,索车, (缆索铁路上的)有轨缆车…
in Turkish teleferik…
in Russian фуникулер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 纜車,索車, (纜索鐵路上的)有軌纜車…
in Polish kolejka linowa…
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