trackless trolley
noun Date: 1921 trolleybus

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  • trackless trolley. — See trolley bus. [1910 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • trackless trolley — noun a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires • Syn: ↑trolleybus, ↑trolley coach • Hypernyms: ↑bus, ↑autobus, ↑coach, ↑charabanc, ↑double decker, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trackless trolley. — See trolley bus. [1910 15, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • trackless trolley — A means of public transportation operating, with electric power conveyed through an overhead line as in the case of streetcars, but not on rails, the vehicle being able to move from the thread of the street to the curb line for the convenience of …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • trackless — [traklis] adj. 1. a) without a track, trail, or path [a trackless wilderness] b) leaving no track, or trail 2. not running on tracks [a trackless trolley]: cf. TROLLEY BUS …   English World dictionary

  • trolley bus — ☆ trolley bus n. an electric bus that is powered from overhead wires by means of trolleys; trackless trolley …   English World dictionary

  • trolley coach — noun a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires • Syn: ↑trolleybus, ↑trackless trolley • Hypernyms: ↑bus, ↑autobus, ↑coach, ↑charabanc, ↑double decker, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trolley car — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. streetcar, electric car, cable car, trackless trolley, trolley*, electric*, trolley bus*; see also bus …   English dictionary for students

  • trolley bus — a passenger bus operating on tires and having an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires. Also called trackless trolley, trolley coach. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • trolley bus — a passenger bus operating on tires and having an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires. Also called trackless trolley, trolley coach. [1910 15] …   Useful english dictionary

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