What is Cable Car ?
Cable Car is (noun) 1. a vehicle which goes up a mountain, hanging from a wire Ten people were killed when the cable car fell to the floor of the valley. 2. US (in San Francisco) a type of tram which is pulled by a metal cable set in a channel in the road We took the cable car down to Fisherman’s Wharf.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level