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English noun: tram

1. tram (artifact) a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers


Synonymsaerial tramway, cable tramway, ropeway, tramway


Broader (hypernym)conveyance, transport

2. tram (artifact) a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine


SamplesA tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine.


Synonymstramcar


Broader (hypernym)waggon, wagon

3. tram (artifact) a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity


Synonymsstreetcar, tramcar, trolley, trolley car


Broader (hypernym)self-propelled vehicle


Narrower (hyponym)horsecar


Part meronymtrolley line


English verb: tram

1. tram (motion) travel by tram


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel









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