tram

tram
tram
tram1 [tram]
n.
[Fr trame < L trama, the woof]
a double, twisted silk thread used as the weft in fine silks and velvets
tram2 [tram]
n.
[E dial., shaft, wooden frame for carrying, rail, coal wagon, prob. < LowG traam, a beam]
1. an open railway car for carrying loads in mines: also tramcar
2. the basket or car of an overhead conveyor
3. short for TRAMROAD
4. Brit.
a) a streetcar: in full tramcar
b) [often pl.] a streetcar line: in full tramline
vt., vi.
trammed, tramming
to convey or be conveyed by tram
tram3 [tram]
n.
short for TRAMMEL (sense 6)
vt., vi.
trammed, tramming
to adjust, align, or measure with a TRAMMEL (n. 6)

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  • tram — [ tram ] n. m. • 1829; abrév. de tramway ♦ Tramway. Des trams. « Ils prirent donc le tram de Sérianne, dans la baladeuse » (Aragon) . ⊗ HOM. Trame. ● tram nom masculin Familier. Tramway. ● tram (homonymes) nom masculin trame nom féminin trame …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tram — Tram, n. [Prov. E. tram a coal wagon, the shaft of a cart or carriage, a beam or bar; probably of Scand, origin; cf. OSw. tr[*a]m, trum, a beam, OD. drom, Prov. & OHG. tram.] 1. A four wheeled truck running on rails, and used in a mine, as for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tram — steht für: die/das Tram, zu engl. tramway, Regionalbezeichnung für Straßenbahn der/die Tram, im Zimmermannswesen der Balken TRAM ist: die Abkürzung des spanischen Nahverkehrsystems Transporte Metropolitano de la Plana Siehe auch:  Wiktionary …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tram — s.m.inv. AU veicolo a trazione elettrica circolante su rotaie, usato nelle città come mezzo di trasporto pubblico: prendere il tram, salire sul tram, scendere dal tram Sinonimi: tranvai. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1878. ETIMO: dall ingl. tram,… …   Dizionario italiano

  • tram — 1. (entrée créée par le supplément) (tram ) s. m. Nom, en Cochinchine, d un grand arbre dont l écorce, détachée en larges écailles, sert à former la toiture des cases des indigènes, L. DELAPORTE, Rev. des Deux Mondes, 15 sept. 1877, p. 431. tram… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • tram — s.m. [dall ingl. tram, di origine incerta]. (trasp.) [veicolo per il trasporto di passeggeri che si muove su rotaie, in passato utilizzando la trazione animale e oggi motori elettrici: prendere il t. ] ▶◀ (disus.) tranvai. ‖ autobus, bus. ⇑ mezzo …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Tram — Tram, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tramming}.] To convey or transport on a tramway or on a tram car. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tram — puede ser: El metro de Alicante: TRAM Metropolitano de Alicante. Transporte en Vía Reservada de Castellón: TRAM. La moneda de Armenia: Dram (moneda). Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste… …   Wikipedia Español

  • tram — [træm] n also tram|car [ˈtræmka: US ka:r] especially BrE [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: tram handle of a wheelbarrow (16 19 centuries), probably from Low German traam long piece of wood ] a vehicle for passengers, which travels along metal tracks in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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