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tram

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noun \ˈtram\

Definition of tram

  1. 1 :  any of various vehicles: such asa :  a carrier that travels on an overhead cable or railsb chiefly British :  streetcarc :  a boxlike wagon running on rails (as in a mine)

  2. 2 trams plural, chiefly British :  a streetcar line

Examples of tram in a Sentence

  1. Take the tram to the departure terminal.

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Origin and Etymology of tram

English dialect, shaft of a wheelbarrow, probably from Low German traam, literally, beam


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tram

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Definition of tram

trammed

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tramming

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to haul in a tram or over a tramway

First Known Use of tram

1874


TRAM Defined for English Language Learners

tram

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noun

Definition of tram for English Language Learners

  • : a vehicle that runs on a track or on rails and that is usually used to carry groups of people for a short distance



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