Definition of Trolley car

1. Noun. A wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity.

Exact synonyms: Streetcar, Tram, Tramcar, Trolley
Specialized synonyms: Horsecar
Generic synonyms: Self-propelled Vehicle
Group relationships: Trolley Line
Geographical relationships: Britain, Britain
Derivative terms: Tram



Definition of Trolley car

1. Noun. An electric streetcar or tram with a trolley pole for collecting electric current. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trolley Car

trolamine
troland
trolands
troleandomycin
troll-friendly
trollable
trolled
trolleite
troller
trollers
trollery
trolley
trolley-dolly
trolley bus
trolley car (current term)
trolley cars
trolley coach
trolley dash
trolley dashes
trolley dolly
trolley line
trolley park
trolley parks
trolley pole
trolleybus
trolleybuses
trolleybusses
trolleyed
trolleying

Literary usage of Trolley car

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1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Benson Bidwell, Inventor ~>t the trolley car, electric fan and cold motor: history of early struggles and later successes; with personal reminiscences, ..."

2. Some Letters of William Vaughn Moody by William Vaughn Moody (1913)
"If I am not there take trolley car which passes station, labelled Rocky (not Rubber) Neck, and tell the conductor to put you off at the Harbor View. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"trolley car. — A motor car in a system of electric railroads employing a trolley system. trolley car-Controller. — (1) A series- parallel controller. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1914)
"The bridge consists essentially of a trolley car with hoisting mechanism for a ... A series-wound motor is recommended for driving the trolley car; ..."

5. La belle France: a French reader for beginners by Adolph Vermont (1916)
"... vous êtes en première et A trolley car at Rouen. vous devez payer un sou de plus. — Alors la distinction 5 n'est pas sociale, reprit mon ami, ..."

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