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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Tugade said so far, two locations have been initially identified as potential locations of the cable-car system, and they are the stretch of the Pasig River and Baguio City.
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.
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
The cable-car line links Singapore's southern coast with the nearby Sentosa island resort, with each two-way trip lasting about 20 minutes.