noun Date: 1921 a bus that is powered electrically by two overhead wires

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  • trolleybus — [ trɔlɛbys ] n. m. • 1921; de trolley et bus ♦ Autobus à trolley. Des trolleybus. ● trolleybus nom masculin (de trolley, d après autobus) Véhicule électrique utilisant les voies publiques, roulant sur pneumatiques, alimenté par une ligne aérienne …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trolleybus — → trolebús …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • trolleybus — /ˈtrɔllibus, ingl. ˈtrHliˌbʌs/ [comp. ingl. di trolley e della seconda parte di (auto)bus] s. m. inv. filobus …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • trolleybus — ► NOUN ▪ a bus powered by electricity obtained from overhead wires by means of a trolley wheel …   English terms dictionary

  • Trolleybus — A trolleybus (also known as trolley bus, trolley coach, trackless trolley, trackless tram or simply trolley) is an electric bus powered by two overhead wires, from which it draws electricity using two trolley poles. Two poles are required in… …   Wikipedia

  • Trolleybus — Oberleitungsbus Landskrona in Schweden 1882: Elektromote – der erst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trolleybus — Un trolleybus Hess Swisstrolley du réseau de Lucerne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trolleybus — Oberleitungsomnibus; Obus; O Bus; Oberleitungsbus; gleislose Bahn (veraltet) * * * Trol|ley|bus 〈[trɔ̣lı ] m.; ses, se〉 elektrischer Oberleitungsomnibus [zu engl. troll „rollen“] * * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trolleybus — UK [ˈtrɒlɪˌbʌs] / US [ˈtrɑlɪˌbʌs] noun [countable] Word forms trolleybus : singular trolleybus plural trolleybuses a bus that operates using electric power from wires fixed above the road …   English dictionary

  • trolleybus — noun trolleybus, trolley bus …   Wiktionary

  • Trolleybus — Trol|ley|bus [ trɔli...] der; ...busses, ...busse <aus gleichbed. engl. trolleybus, dies aus trolley »Kontaktrolle an der Oberleitung« (zu to troll »rollen«) u. bus, vgl. 1↑Bus> (schweiz.) Oberleitungsomnibus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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