Examples of cable car in a Sentence
The skiers took a cable car to the top of the mountain.
Tourists packed the cable cars on the hilly streets of San Francisco.
Recent Examples of cable car from the Web
That first cable car, and others that followed, have been ascending and descending that steep hillside ever since, said Becky Barkeek, who works for Travel Dubuque.
Hailed as one of the most magnificent ruins in South America, the walled fortress is nearly a thousand years older than Machu Picchu, and 10,000 feet above sea level (a new cable car was installed last year for the 20-minute ride).
In the United States, the systems are in use on New York's Roosevelt Island and in Portland, Ore., where a cable car carries commuters between a waterfront neighborhood and a university.
As Cincinnati embraced buses, San Francisco opted to keep its cable cars.
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But in March 2017, a 93-year-old man was struck and killed by a cable car.
Between 2003 and 2013, there were 126 cable car accidents injuring 151 people in San Francisco, according to an Associated Press investigation.
Thirteen large towers spanning the one-mile route would support lines carrying 70 cable cars that can fit 10 passengers each, running every nine seconds.
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CABLE CAR Defined for English Language Learners
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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