Definitions for trolleyˈtrɒl i

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. streetcar, tram, tramcar, trolley, trolley car(noun)

    a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. trolley(Noun)

    A cart or shopping cart.

  2. trolley(Noun)

    A hand truck.

  3. trolley(Noun)

    A soapbox car.

  4. trolley(Noun)

    A gurney.

  5. trolley(Noun)

    A single-pole device for collecting electrical current from an overhead electical line usually for a streetcar.

  6. trolley(Noun)

    A streetcar or a system of streetcars.

  7. trolley(Noun)

    A light rail system or a train on such a system.

  8. trolley(Verb)

    To bring to by trolley.

  9. trolley(Verb)

    To use a trolley vehicle to go from one place to another.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Trolley(noun)

    alt. of Trolly

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  1. Trolley

    Trolley is a light rail station in the Central City neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah, United States serviced by the Red Line of the Utah Transit Authority's TRAX light rail system. The Red Line provides service from the University of Utah to the Daybreak Community of South Jordan.

The Standard Electrical DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Trolley

    A grooved metallic pulley or set of pulleys which runs along an active wire of a circuit, a lead from which trolley goes to earth or connects with another wire, so that the trolley takes current generally for operating a street car motor placed upon the circuit leading from it; a rolling contact with an electric lead. Trolleys are principally used on electric railroads, and are now universally of the sub-wire system, being at the end of a pole which is inclined backward and forced upward by springs, so as to press the trolley against the bottom of the wire. Thus the trolley does not increase the sagging of the wire, but tends to push it up a little in its passage.

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