Definition of cableway in English:

cableway

noun

  • A transport system in which goods are carried suspended from a continuous moving cable.

    • ‘Refreshments will be taken in Montepertuso and in Nocelle, a village accessible only on foot (aerial cableways are used to bring supplies up to the residents and their guests).’
    • ‘By 11: 21 a.m., the fire has spread through cableways to all aft compartments and has reached nearly 2, 000° F.’
    • ‘The inspector's report said: ‘The proposed cableway across the river would be visually intrusive.’’
    • ‘The Indian army has an impressive scheme to try to clean the glacier by building a gargantuan aerial cableway that will cart supplies up and carry waste down.’

Pronunciation

cableway

/ˈkeɪb(ə)lweɪ/