Definition of Tramcar

1. Noun. A four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine. "A tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine"

Exact synonyms: Tram
Generic synonyms: Waggon, Wagon



2. Noun. A wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity.
Exact synonyms: Streetcar, Tram, Trolley, Trolley Car
Specialized synonyms: Horsecar
Generic synonyms: Self-propelled Vehicle
Group relationships: Trolley Line
Geographical relationships: Britain, Britain
Derivative terms: Tram

Definition of Tramcar

1. Noun. A streetcar. ¹

2. Noun. A rail vehicle for carrying loads in a mine; a tram. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tramcar

1. a streetcar [n -S] - See also: streetcar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tramcar

tram
tram driver
tram drivers
tram lines
tram route
tram stop
tram track
trama
tramadol
tramadols
tramazoline hydrochloride
tramble
trambled
trambles
trambling
tramcar (current term)
tramcars
tramel
trameled
trameling
tramell
tramelled
tramelling
tramells
tramels
tramless
tramline
tramlines
trammed
trammel

Literary usage of Tramcar

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1. Electrical Engineer (1892)
"ELECTRIC tramcar TRACTION. Twelve months ago I had the pleasure of reading a paper before you upon that method of electrical traction that bears my name, ..."

2. The Scots Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland: And by John Condie Stewart Sandeman (1905)
"General — tramcar — Passenger. — A laundress placed a basket of clothes ... General—tramcar—Passenger alighting from when in Motion—Contributory Negligence. ..."

3. Palmer's Index to "The Times" Newspaper (1889)
"Distribution of Prices, I •> 9 / tramcar Starter— Ver. ker and Ventes 'e Invention. 3D j 4 / Tramways Employes Union, ..."

4. Electric Traction: A Treatise on the Application of Electric Power to by Alfred Thomas Dover (1917)
"... during the initial period of acceleration of a train or tramcar, the tractive-effort exerted by the motors is considerably greater than that exerted ..."

5. Electric Lighting and Power Distribution: An Elementary Manual of Electrical by William Perren Maycock (1903)
"Typical tramcar Motor, 130. tramcar Controller, 131. Power required to drive Trams, etc., 132. Electric Cars, 133. Applications of Motors, 134. ..."

6. My American Diary by Clare Sheridan (1922)
"The streets in this district being thronged, there is perfect traffic superintendence, and the tramcar has its terminus in this very midst. ..."

7. Electric Transmission of Energy and Its Transformation, Subdivision, and by Gisbert Kapp (1886)
"... Electric tramcar—Comparative Estimates for Horse Traction and Electric Traction. THE discovery of the principle that mechanical energy may be ..."

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