Simple Definition of cable car
: a vehicle that hangs in the air from a cable that pulls it up and down mountains
: a vehicle that is pulled along tracks by a cable
Full Definition of cable car
: a vehicle moved by an endless cable: a : one suspended from an overhead cable b : one that moves along tracks
Examples of cable car
The skiers took a cable car to the top of the mountain.
Tourists packed the cable cars on the hilly streets of San Francisco.
First Known Use of cable car
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "cable car"
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