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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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The longest funicular electric cliff railway in Britain would be on <B your doorstep if you stayed in the Aberystwyth apartment
I believe that the funicular will help create new jobs, not just for Amiantos but for the entire area.
For the grand finale the Sherlockians took the funicular up to the Reichenbach for the ultimate encounter.
The arrival of tourism aboard the funicular in 1907 opened Braunwald to the world, but it merely added to the village's unique character.
A funicular railway certainly won't pull you to the top of a steep gradient in record speed, but it will give you plenty of time to enjoy the view as you head to the summit.
Funicular Index = Length of first funicular segment/Length of second funicular segment x 100
Gwawr Jones Llyn Elsi near Betws y Coed and (inset) Aberystwyth's funicular lift
The funicular--whose capacity is two thousand passengers per hour--rises a steep thirty-six-hundred feet over a distance of just over two miles and was built by Doppelmayr Cable Car GmbH, an Austrian manufacturer that has installed almost three hundred funiculars in sixty-eight countries, including Colombia, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Spain.
Relatives of American and Japanese victims filed a class action suit in the United States against more than 10 firms including the operator and the manufacturer of the funicular train.
The suit alleges Yantrak was not competent to provide lift or funicular services, since some of its previous work on other rides resulted in accidents that caused numerous deaths and injuries.
Still, his proposal offered many exciting ideas, such as the reinvention of concealed storage and open display spaces as a field of visible, open storage, and the use of a sophisticated form of funicular transport to link the ground level with various points throughout the building.
Four funicular arches were employed to carry the structure over the highway.