Definition of tram in English:
1British A trolley car.
- Towns and cities considering tram schemes yesterday attacked Government indecision and demanded clear guidelines on what Ministers were prepared to pay for.
- She pointed out that at present it takes only 20 minutes to get to Manchester by train from Rochdale, but would take longer by tram.
- But we're also seeing lots more shoppers using the bus, tram and train as a convenient and welcome way of coming into our town.
2A cable car.
- At night, sleep in heated domedgers on plains that evoke western Montana - sans ranchettes, ski trams, and fences.
- With carefully planned lighting and paths, visitors explore this night zoo in trams and on footpaths.
- Today there is a vast array of shops located at the parking lot, from which a tram provides optional transportation to the site about a quarter-mile distant.
3 historical A low four-wheeled cart or barrow used in coal mines.
- Paddy who was a former miner was delighted with the birthday cake, in the shape of an old tram full of coal.
- We were then issued rubber boots and hard hats and were taken several thousand feet into the mine, where we got off the tram to look at one of the orebodies.
- The tram was built to carry coal from the immediately adjacent coal mine to a row of beehive coking ovens and thence to the smelter furnaces.
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