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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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AUTUMN MISTS: The forests and lochs of the Rothiemurchus estate provide some ideal walking country; HIGH TIME: The funicular railway (above), looking across the snowy Cairngorms (right) and Mar Lodge, Deeside (below)
GRANT 'PROBLEMS': Cairngorm funicular railway' FIGHT: McConnell
The five were queuing for a cable car to take them up the mountain, at a station yards away from the funicular railway.
Funiculars also go up the two mountains guarding the bay, both nearly 3.000 feet high.
Ms Gardner said that with the cost of repairing the funicular - owned by HIE - still unknown a year after it was taken out of service on safety grounds, questions remain over how it can be afforded.
Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Another brilliant way to see the best of Bergen is to take a short trip on the Fl[degrees]ibanen Funicular.
There, at Cae Gwylan, she had learned two wonderful new words: funicular and curlicues.
It is on one of the main shoppingstreets and is a brisk fiveminute walk (or use the hotel shuttle bus) from the linked Alpin Express cable car and Metro Alpin funicular which take skiiers to the top The village post bus terminus, with connections to main-line train and bus services at Brig and Visp, is also five minutes walk away.
Compare this to Cairngorm where skiers just get in the way of bus parties going up the new funicular to buy a scone and a postcard at the summit.
It's thought the Mournes' pending National Trust status could help a plan for a funicular railway become a reality.
Britain's last cable-powered, funicular tram system similar to that in San Francisco and the Elevador da Bica in Lisbon.