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1. railway

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌweɪ'] a line of track providing a runway for wheels.

Synonyms

  • narrow gauge
  • siding
  • broad gauge
  • sidetrack
  • rail
  • gantlet
  • rail line
  • tie
  • turnout
  • railroad track
  • railroad siding
  • rails
  • railroad
  • crosstie
  • switch
  • runway
  • standard gauge
  • track
  • railway line
  • railroad tie
  • line

Antonyms

  • walk
  • ignoble
  • decreased
  • lowered

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. railway

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌweɪ'] line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight.

Synonyms

  • rail
  • elevated
  • overhead railway
  • elevated railroad
  • railway system
  • tube
  • rack railway
  • funicular railway
  • railroad line
  • cog railway
  • el
  • elevated railway
  • underground
  • railroad
  • scenic railway
  • subway system
  • monorail
  • funicular
  • metro
  • railway line
  • cable railway
  • line

Antonyms

  • anode
  • overt
  • overhead
  • surface

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. cable

noun. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] a telegram sent abroad.

Synonyms

  • telegram
  • overseas telegram
  • wire

Antonyms

  • unstaple
  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain

4. cable

noun. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire.

Synonyms

  • ground cable
  • rope

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve

5. cable

noun. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.

Synonyms

  • cable television
  • coaxial cable
  • coax cable
  • fiber optic cable
  • fibre optic cable
  • conductor
  • transmission line
  • telephone system
  • line
  • electrical cable
  • power line
  • cable television service
  • cable system
  • phone system
  • printer cable
  • coax

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • unwire
  • untie
  • unlock

6. cable

verb. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] send cables, wires, or telegrams.

Synonyms

  • wire
  • telecommunicate

Antonyms

  • break
  • weaken
  • unsound

7. cable

noun. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] a television system that transmits over cables.

Synonyms

  • transmission line
  • line
  • cable television service
  • cable system
  • television system
  • television

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • empty

8. cable

noun. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] a nautical unit of depth.

Synonyms

  • cable's length
  • linear unit
  • cable length

Antonyms

  • uncork
  • vulnerable
  • insecure
  • dangerous

9. cable

noun. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver.

Synonyms

  • telecasting
  • TV
  • television
  • video

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

10. cable

verb. ['ˈkeɪbəl'] fasten with a cable.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unfixed
  • worsen
  • winterize

Example sentences of the word cable-railway


1. Noun Phrase
You can also descend into an old slate cavern on the steepest mining cable railway in Europe, visit a historic woolen mill and stroll around the curiously charming town of Portmeirion.

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