cableway
noun Date: 1893 a suspended cable used as a track along which carriers can be pulled

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  • cableway — /kay beuhl way /, n. a system for hoisting and hauling bulk materials, consisting of a cable or pair of cables suspended between two towers, on which travels a carriage from which a bucket is suspended: used in heavy construction work, in storage …   Universalium

  • cableway — noun A system of suspended cables from which cable cars are hung …   Wiktionary

  • cableway — n. suspended cable used as a track for cable cars …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cableway — noun a transport system in which goods are carried suspended from a continuous moving cable …   English new terms dictionary

  • cableway — ca•ble•way [[t]ˈkeɪ bəlˌweɪ[/t]] n. mac a system for hoisting and hauling bulk materials by a bucket on a cable suspended between two towers …   From formal English to slang

  • cableway — /ˈkeɪbəlweɪ/ (say kaybuhlway) noun a construction for transporting goods or passengers in which the car hangs from a cable and is pulled by another, between two terminal towers; teleferic …   Australian English dictionary

  • cableway — n. a transporting system with a usu. elevated cable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway — is a scenic cableway running above the Barron Gorge National Park from the Cairns suburb of Caravonica to Kuranda, Queensland. The development of Skyrail was controversial as some local residents believed that damage may be done to World Heritage …   Wikipedia

  • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway — The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is a cableway to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. It is one of Cape Town s most popular tourist attractions, having passed its 16 millionth visitor on 29 December 2004.The lower cable… …   Wikipedia

  • COMILOG Cableway — The COMILOG Cableway was one of the longest cableways in the world, until its closure in 1986.[1] The ropeway conveyor ran for 76 km from Moanda in the Haut Ogooué Province of south eastern Gabon to Mbinda in the Republic of Congo. In 1954, the… …   Wikipedia

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