funicular

[ fyoo-nik-yuh-ler ]
/ fyuˈnɪk yə lər /

adjective

of or relating to a rope or cord, or its tension.
worked by a rope or the like.

noun

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Origin of funicular

1655–65; <Latin fūnicul(us) (see funiculus) + -ar1
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British Dictionary definitions for funicular

funicular
/ (fjuːˈnɪkjʊlə) /

noun

Also called: funicular railway a railway up the side of a mountain, consisting of a counterbalanced car sat either end of a cable passing round a driving wheel at the summit

adjective

relating to or operated by a rope, cable, etc
of or relating to a funicle
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