cable car

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cable car

1. a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
2. a cableway
3. a passenger car on a cable railway
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San Franciscans came face to face in their newspapers with the realization that they were about to lose the world's first-and last-and indubitably most famous cable-car system.
A PLANNED pounds 25million cable-car crossing of the Thames was unveiled yesterday.
TIGHTROPE walker Freddy Nock obviously finds cable-car rides a bit dull, so he walks up the wire instead.
It appeared to be the worst of its kind since 155 skiers and snowboarders died in a November 2000 alpine cable-car fire