Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tub or bucket suspended from grooved wheels traveling on a cable, or directly attached to a moving cable, and used to transport sand, minerals, or heavy materials on a wire ropeway. See wireway.

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Examples

  • Koch and Siemens (which was responsible for the crane project's electrical engineering), worked in close cooperation with igus to specify a cable-carrier system for the cranes with 1,448 feet of travel on each crane.

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  • Stainless steel guide troughs protect all the cable-carrier systems from weather and the sun's rays.

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