cable car Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “cable car” - English Dictionary

"cable car" in American English

See all translations

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)







"cable car" in British English

See all translations

cable carnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkeɪ.bəl ˌkɑːr/  us   /ˈkeɪ.bəl ˌkɑːr/
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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cable car?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

planet

an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More