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funicular

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adjective fu·nic·u·lar \fyu̇-ˈni-kyə-lər, fə-\

Definition of funicular

  1. 1 :  having the form of or associated with a cord usually under tension

  2. 2 [New Latin funiculus] :  of, relating to, or being a funiculus

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or being a funicular <a funicular system>



Origin of funicular

Latin funiculus


First Known Use: 1664


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funicular

noun fu·nic·u·lar

Simple Definition of funicular

  • : a railway going up and down a mountain that carries people in cars pulled by a moving cable

Full Definition of funicular

  1. :  a cable railway ascending a mountain; especially :  one in which an ascending car counterbalances a descending car

1911

First Known Use of funicular

1911


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funicular

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adjective fu·nic·u·lar \fyu̇-ˈnik-yə-lər, fə-\

Medical Definition of funicular

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a funiculus




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