Trolley line
Trolley car Trol"ley car (Elec.) A motor car powered by electricity drawn from a trolley, and thus constrained to follow the trolley lines. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

{Trolley line}, (a) A trolley (f) . (b) The path along which a trolley car runs. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trolley line — noun a transit line using streetcars or trolley buses (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑transit line • Part Meronyms: ↑streetcar, ↑tram, ↑tramcar, ↑trolley, ↑trolley car * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • trolley line — 1. the route of a trolley car or trolley bus. 2. a public or private transportation system using trolley cars or trolley buses. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • trolley line — electrical cable used for powering a trolley bus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Trolley car — Trol ley car (Elec.) A motor car powered by electricity drawn from a trolley, and thus constrained to follow the trolley lines. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] {Trolley line}, (a) A trolley (f) . (b) The path along which a trolley car runs. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trolley car — noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑streetcar, ↑tram, ↑tramcar, ↑trolley • Derivationally related forms: ↑tram (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • line — Synonyms and related words: DMZ, Indian file, L, MO, Spenserian stanza, WATS, WATS line, Zeitgeist, abut, accommodation, accompaniment, accord, accordance, aceldama, acknowledgment, acquiescence, acquire, action, activity, adaptation, adaption,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • line — I n 1. rule, bar, score, underline, underscore, hairline; mark, stroke, streak, dash, hyphen, virgule, diagonal; marking, inscription, inscript, engraving, incision; scratch, notch, slash, etch, hatching. 2. band, stripe, strip, belt, zone, layer …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • trolley road — noun see trolley line …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Trolley Museum of New York — The Trolley Museum of New York, a non profit organization, is located at 89 East Strand, Kingston, New York. The museum is open to the public on a seasonal schedule, but volunteer activities relating to the preservation of historic transit are… …   Wikipedia

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