Simple Definition of tram
: a vehicle that runs on a track or on rails and that is usually used to carry groups of people for a short distance
Full Definition of tram
1 : any of various vehicles: asa : a boxlike wagon running on rails (as in a mine)b chiefly British : streetcarc : a carrier that travels on an overhead cable or rails
2 plural chiefly British : a streetcar line
Examples of tram in a sentence
Take the tram to the departure terminal.
Origin of tram
English dialect, shaft of a wheelbarrow, probably from Low German traam, literally, beam
First Known Use: circa 1517
Definition of tram
: to haul in a tram or over a tramway
First Known Use of tram
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