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Tram vs. Trolley

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Tramnoun

A passenger vehicle for public use that runs on tracks in the road (called a streetcar or trolley in North America).

Trolleynoun

A cart or shopping cart.

Tramnoun

A similar vehicle for carrying materials.

Trolleynoun

(British) A hand truck.

Tramnoun

A people mover.

Trolleynoun

(British) A soapbox car.

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Tramnoun

(US) An aerial cable car.

Trolleynoun

(British) A gurney.

Tramnoun

(US) A train with wheels that runs on a road; a trackless train.

Trolleynoun

A single-pole device for collecting electrical current from an overhead electrical line usually for a tram or streetcar. Usually called a trolley pole.

Tramnoun

A car on a horse railway or tramway (horse trams preceded electric trams).

Trolleynoun

(US) A streetcar or a system of streetcars.

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Tramnoun

(obsolete) The shaft of a cart.

Trolleynoun

A light rail system or a train on such a system.

Tramnoun

(obsolete) One of the rails of a tramway.

Trolleynoun

A truck from which the load is suspended in some kinds of cranes.

Tramnoun

(weaving) A silk thread formed of two or more threads twisted together, used especially for the weft, or cross threads, of the best quality of velvets and silk goods.

Trolleynoun

A truck which travels along the fixed conductors in an electric railway, and forms a means of connection between them and a railway car.

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Tramverb

(intransitive) To operate, or conduct the business of, a tramway.

Trolleyverb

To bring to by trolley.

Tramverb

(intransitive) To travel by tram.

Trolleyverb

To use a trolley vehicle to go from one place to another.

Tramverb

(transitive) To transport (material) by tram.

Trolleynoun

A form of truck which can be tilted, for carrying railroad materials, or the like.

Tramverb

To align a component in mechanical engineering or metalworking, particularly the head of a drill press.

Trolleynoun

a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity;

‘`tram' and `tramcar' are British terms’;

Tramnoun

A four-wheeled truck running on rails, and used in a mine, as for carrying coal or ore.

Trolleynoun

a large metal basket or frame on wheels, used for transporting heavy or large items, such as supermarket purchases or luggage at an airport or railway station.

Tramnoun

The shaft of a cart.

Trolleynoun

a small table on wheels or castors, typically used to convey food and drink.

Tramnoun

One of the rails of a tramway.

Trolleynoun

a hospital bed on wheels for transporting patients.

Tramnoun

A car on a horse railroad.

Trolleynoun

a wheel attached to a pole, used for collecting current from an overhead electric wire to drive a tram.

Tramnoun

A silk thread formed of two or more threads twisted together, used especially for the weft, or cross threads, of the best quality of velvets and silk goods.

Trolleynoun

short for trolleybus or trolley car

Tramnoun

Same as Trammel, n., 6.

Tramverb

To convey or transport on a tramway or on a tram car.

Tramverb

To operate, or conduct the business of, a tramway; to travel by tramway.

Tramnoun

a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers

Tramnoun

a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine;

‘a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine’;

Tramnoun

a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity;

‘`tram' and `tramcar' are British terms’;

Tram

A tram (in North America streetcar or trolley) is a train that runs on tramway track on public urban streets; some include segments of segregated right-of-way. The lines or networks operated by tramcars as public transport are called tramways or simply tram/streetcar.

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