Definitions for "Cable car"
Keywords:  tramway, skiers, tram, cabin, aerial
Also called a tram. This moving vessel consists of two cabins, suspended on cables, that take skiers to the top of the mountain.
An aerial tramway consisting of heavy pylon-supported cables strung very far above the ground from which is suspended a large cabin capable of carrying over a hundred skiers on a fast, steep ascent to a high-altitude skiing area.
a special type of tram
An electric railway operating in mixed street traffic with unpowered, individually controlled transit vehicles propelled by moving cables located below the street surface and powered by engines or motors not on board the vehicle.
a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
a caboose like item that grips the moving cable that runs between tracks