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Related to funicular: Funicular polygon, funicular hernia

fu·nic·u·lar

(fyū-nik'yū-lăr),
1. Relating to a funiculus.
2. Synonym(s): funic

funicular

(fyo͝o-nĭk′yə-lər, fə-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a rope or cord.
2. Of, relating to, or constituting a funiculus.

funicular

adjective Referring or pertaining to:
(1) A cord-like anatomic structure (e.g., the spermatic cord);
(2) A cord-like structure.

fu·nic·u·lar

(fyū-nik'yū-lăr)
1. Relating to a funiculus.
2. Synonym(s): funic.
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GRANT 'PROBLEMS': Cairngorm funicular railway' FIGHT: McConnell
Riders at the park will climb a hill and first board a funicular car, which descends 40ft along a straight track and pulls empty cars up the adjacent roller- coaster track.
The funicular was built in 1887 and it travels 800ft at angles of near 52 degrees, it's by far the best way to move between the two parts of the city and with tickets costing less than 60 cent a real bargain.
There are so few funicular railways which are for the benefit of the public.
The funicular is one of the world's oldest water-powered cliff lifts, and runs from the clifftop to the beach.
Protesters Robert Shaw, Angharad Gruffydd and Shaun McConnell at Harlech Castle Pictures: ROBERT PARRY JONES; The funicular tram would run from the Jac-y-Do restaurant in the foreground, up thehill to the castle
The eaterie - which is situated next to the pounds 15million funicular railway and visitor centre - has already been booked for a sports award dinner and a wedding.
The Cairngorms Partnership is the local host and has arranged a visit on the funicular railway run by the Cairngorm Mountain Railway to the newly-built building on the mountain, " says Mr Huws.
A preliminary investigation of the crash on the historic Angels Flight funicular that killed one man and injured seven others showed that a cable came loose but did not snap, officials said Friday.
1 FESTIVE SKI-ING IN THE CAIRNGORMS - a superb ski centre complete with funicular railway.
ON NOVEMBER 11 2000 more than 150 people were killed in an intense fire on board a funicular railway in the Austrian Alps.