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Alternative clues for the word streetcar
Vehicle with a bell
Vehicle for Blanche DuBois
Source of much bell-ringing
Desire, for one
People might make tracks for this
A wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
"Desire" of literature
T. Williams vehicle
"Desire" in a drama
Word definitions for streetcar in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ And then they saw him getting off the streetcar and raced to meet him. ▪ He lived in his own home rather than a secured gubernatorial mansion and took a public streetcar to his office each day. ▪ I used another punch on my new...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context US English) A tram or light rail vehicle, usually a single car, but also attached together, operating on city streets. A trolley car.
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity; "`tram' and `tramcar' are British terms" [syn: tram , tramcar , trolley , trolley car ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A streetcar or tram is a vehicle that travels on rails, typically in a street. Streetcar or street car may also refer to:
Usage examples of streetcar.
David Zielinsky walked out of the Theatrical and onto Short Vincent, left onto East Sixth, right onto Euclid Avenue, heading to Terminal Tower, where he intended to take the streetcar home, heave rubber-banded newspapers onto stoops all over Old Brooklyn, eat the dinner Aunt Betty would serve, and after that meet up with his buddies and see if that redheaded lifeguard was still over at Brookside, if she even existed, and be home by dark.
And, almost at once, in the doorway of the partition appeared a streetcar motorman in blue jacket and hat.
Socialism, soft drinks, soothsaying, sorcery, space travel, spectacles, spelling, sports, squirrels, steamboats, steel, stereopticans, the Stock Exchange, stomachs, stores, storms, stoves, streetcars, strikes, submarines, subways, suicide, sundials, sunstroke, superstition, surgery, surveying, sweat and syphilis!
Company managers and deliverymen often had to use their personal vehicles or public streetcars to reach outlying Castles.
Within two or three successive seconds, millions of people in widely separated areas-factory and office workers, farmers, housewives, shoppers, salesclerks, restaurant operators, printers, service station attendants, stock-brokers, hoteliers, hairdressers, movie projectionists and patrons, streetcar motormen, TV station staffs and viewers, bartenders, mail sorters, wine makers, doctors, dentists, veterinarians, pinball players .
At the streetcar stop and in the car I went right on drumming to prevent the three grownups from talking.
It was a long way, and Olivia had offered to send Petrie with her, but Victoria had insisted on taking the streetcar.
Women with sunburned children, terry-cloth beach robes, bright-colored balls and sailboats alit from the streetcars bearing their freshly bathed multitudes from the beaches of Glettkau and Heubude.
I have no idea how I managed to cross the Kohlenmarkt, to thread my way between the streetcars hastening to squeeze through the arch or popping out of it with a great clanging of bells and screeching round the curve as they headed for the Holzmarkt and the Central Station.
From time to time he turned about and cast a peevish, impatient look over the wall toward the highway, especially when the streetcars, empty for the most part, stopped at the switch and clanged their bells as they passed one another by and moved off in opposite directions.
A hired car met us and took us past the streetcars and their dust and clanging, then past the ornate banks and the department stores, then up the slant of land into Rosedale and the shade of chestnuts and maples.
I was concentrating more on looking for a gap between the streetcars that I could dash through.
There was once an expectant mother who liked to jump off moving streetcars and in so doing, although she had jumped nimbly and not against the motion of the car, lost her two-months child.
The road here was curious, with one paved path like a private driveway, a thin grass median, then the road proper with its cars and streetcars, then another grass median, and the final car path before the opposite sidewalk.
There were no cars, no streetcars, no people clomping to work, not even any birds.