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funicular

fu·nic·u·lar

funicular

 
pronunciation:
fyu nIk y lr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to a rope, cord, or the like, esp. to its tension.
definition 2: operated or drawn by a rope, cable, or the like.
definition 3: in botany, of or pertaining to the stalk on which an ovule or seed is borne.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a short, steep railway operated by a cable, on which ascending and descending cars are counterbalanced.
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