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an electrically driven public transport vehicle that runs on rails let into the surface of the road, power usually being taken from an overhead wire
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2
Machinery a fine adjustment that ensures correct function or alignment
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3
(in weaving) a weft yarn of two or more twisted strands of silk
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(26) There is no reason to doubt that the first electric street cars had a similar illusory effect, which helps to explain why some people stood hypnotized between the tracks and watched as the street car approached and knocked them to the street.
The first electric street cars in Elgin began carrying passengers in 1890, before Chicago and most other cities in Illinois, according to the museum's historical information.
1891 The first electric street cars begin operating in Ottawa, Canada.