streetcar, tram, tramcar, trolley, trolley car(noun)
a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
A cart or shopping cart.
A hand truck.
A soapbox car.
A single-pole device for collecting electrical current from an overhead electical line usually for a streetcar.
A streetcar or a system of streetcars.
A light rail system or a train on such a system.
To bring to by trolley.
To use a trolley vehicle to go from one place to another.
alt. of Trolly
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 Dictionary
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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Rank popularity for the word 'trolley' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4330
The numerical value of trolley in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of trolley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of trolley in a Sentence
Wouldn't it be nice if they got a Target or Ross or somewhere nice to shop ? The little trolley comes through but there's nothing to do. If people are coming here from all over they should have something to see, i'm just overwhelmed by all the changes.
Wouldn't it be nice if they got a Target or Ross or somewhere nice to shop ? The little trolley comes through, but there's nothing to do. If people are coming here from all over, they should have something to see, i'm just overwhelmed by all the changes.
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Translations for trolley
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- vozík, rudl, tramvaj, trolejCzech
- Karren, EinkaufswagenGerman
- carrito, trolebus, tranvíaSpanish
- raitiovaunu, ostoskärry, paarit, johdinautoFinnish
- charriot, chariotFrench
- bevásárlókocsi, targoncaHungarian
- carrinho, carrinho de comprasPortuguese
- lådbil, kundvagn, spårvagn, kärra, vagn, säckkärraSwedish
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