Complete Definition of "tram"

see|trẫm|trám
wikipedia|dab=tram (disambiguation)|tram
English

Etymology

From LG. traam. The popular derivation from tramway builder w:Benjamin Outram|Benjamin Outram is false, the term pre-dated him.

Pronunciation
enPR|trÄm, IPA|/træm/, SAMPA|/tr{m/
rhymes|æm

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. A passenger vehicle for public use that runs on tracks in the road.
  2. A similar vehicle for carrying materials.

#* 1789, w:John Brand|John Brand, History of Newcastle Upon Tyne, volume II, page 681. (Quoted in w:Brewerâs Dictionary of Phrase and Fable|Brewerâs Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, centenary edition, 1971, ISBN 304-93570-0.)
#*: Trams are a kind of sledge on which coals are brought from the place where they are hewn to the shaft. A tram has four wheels but a sledge is without wheels.
rfc|These definitions need to be re-combined.

Synonyms
streetcar

Derived terms
shoot through like a Bondi tram
tramline
tramway

Translations
trans-top|passenger vehicle
Arabic: ARchar|ترا٠(trÄm)
Bosnian: t-|bs|tramvaj|m
Bulgarian: t-|bg|ÑÑамвай|sc=Cyrl
Chinese: æ轨çµè½¦
Croatian: t+|hr|tramvaj|m
Czech: t-|cs|tramvaj|f
Danish: t-|da|sporvogn
Dutch: t+|nl|tram|m
Esperanto: t-|eo|tramo|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: tramm
Finnish: t+|fi|raitiovaunu
French: t+|fr|tramway|m
German: t+|de|StraÃenbahn
Greek, Modern: ÏÏαμ
Hebrew: ×ש××××
Hindi: à¤à¥à¤°à¤¾à¤® (t'rÄm)
Hungarian: t+|hu|villamos
Icelandic: t|is|sporvagn|m
Italian: t+|it|tram|m
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Japanese: t-|ja|å¸åé»è»|sc=Jpan
Norwegian: t-|no|trikk
Latvian: tramvajs
Lithuanian: tramwajus
Polish: t+|pl|tramwaj
Portuguese: t+|pt|eléctrico
Romanian: tramvai
Russian: t+|ru|ÑÑамвай|m|sc=Cyrl
Serbian:

Slovak: elektriÄka
Slovene: t-|sl|tramvaj|m
Spanish: tranvía
Swedish: t+|sv|spårvagn
Turkish: t+|tr|tramvay
Ukrainian: t-|uk|ÑÑамвай|m|scCyrl|xsUkrainian
Urdu: URchar|ٹرا٠(t'rÄm)
Vietnamese: t+|vi|tàu Äiá»n|xs=Vietnamese
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trans-top|vehicle for material
Dutch: t+|nl|wagen|m, t|nl|spoorwagen|m, t|nl|mijnwagen|m
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Catalan

Etymology
From L.|ca trama.

Noun
tram

  1. segment (of road etc.)

Category:Catalan nouns


Dutch

Pronunciation
italbrac|Netherlands IPA|trÉm
italbrac|Belgium IPA|trÉm or IPAchar|trÉm

Etymology
From E. #English|tram.

Noun
nl-noun2|m|s|pl2=men|metje

  1. A #English|tram, vehicle on rails for passenger transport in city|cities.

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