Meaning of FUNICULAR in English

FUNICULAR

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.

Etymology: L funiculus f. funis rope

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