inclined railway

noun

mainly US a cable railway used on particularly steep inclines unsuitable for normal adhesion locomotives

Nearby words

  1. inclination,
  2. inclinatory,
  3. incline,
  4. inclined,
  5. inclined plane,
  6. inclined to,
  7. inclining,
  8. inclinometer,
  9. inclip,
  10. inclose

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