cable car

noun

Definition of cable car

  1. :  a vehicle moved by an endless cable:a :  one suspended from an overhead cableb :  one that moves along tracks

Examples of cable car in a sentence

  1. The skiers took a cable car to the top of the mountain.

  2. Tourists packed the cable cars on the hilly streets of San Francisco.

1874

First Known Use of cable car

1874


CABLE CAR Defined for English Language Learners

cable car

noun

Definition of cable car for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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