Meaning of FUNICULAR in English


adj. & n.

adj. 1 (of a railway, esp. on a mountainside) operating by cable with ascending and descending cars counterbalanced. 2 of a rope or its tension.

n. a funicular railway.

[ L funiculus f. funis rope ]

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