from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A track or way for trams, as in a mine.
- n. Chiefly British A streetcar line.
- n. A cable or system of cables for a cable car.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the track on which a tram (streetcar) runs
- n. the system of cables that supports a cable car
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as tramroad.
- n. A street railway laid in the streets of a town or city, or an interurban railway for local traffic, on which cable cars, or trolley cars, etc., are used, in distinction from an extended railway line for trains drawn by steam or electric locomotives.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A light or temporary railroad, as for the transportation of logs, often with wooden rails and operated by horse-power.
- n. A gutter attached to a pool-table, dsigned to save time in gathering the dead or pocketed balls. It is now, in improved form, attached to the under side of tables used in other pocket games.
- n. The earliest form of railroad.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the track on which trams or streetcars run
- n. a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
tram + way (Wiktionary)