Crossword clues for streetcar
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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.
A streetcar or tram is a vehicle that travels on rails, typically in a street.
Streetcar or street car may also refer to:
Streetcar was the largest carsharing/car club company in the United Kingdom, established in 2004, which merged with the American company Zipcar in 2010, following a period of investment by Smedvig Capital.Zipcar Acquires Streetcar, expanding world's largest car sharing service, in April 21, 2010
Streetcar vehicles were parked in a dense network of dedicated spaces primarily in London, but also across a total of 10 UK cities including Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Oxford, Guildford, Maidstone and Southampton. Members could book vehicles from 30 minutes up to six months, online or by phone. A smartcard was used to pick up and return the car at any time of the day or night, 365 days a year.
"Streetcar" was the first single released from Funeral for a Friend's second album Hours on 30 May 2005. It charted at number 15 in the UK, making it their highest charting single to date. It contains a heavy driving drum beat and backing riff, with melodic vocal work throughout and phone style effects, i.e. ringing phone dials in the intro and phone call voices in the interlude. It is one of Funeral For A Friend's most popular songs to date. It was featured in the soundtrack for Madden NFL 06. The song was also included as pre-installed music on the HDDs of the early Xbox 360s.
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.