streetcar :

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  • n  a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity

  • A flagman waved a warning at the streetcara switch had been opened to detour trolley traffic around the flooded pavement ahead.
  • One of QlikTech's early test cases was at a Swedish hospital, where a trauma team used QlikView to figure out treatment for a man severely injured by a streetcar.
  • People are packed into streetcars like sardines in a box, with perspiration for oil.
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  • Gwyneth Paltrow in
    Paltrow says, "I look forward to playing Blanche DuBios (in A Streetcar Named Desire) on stage someday. And I'd really like to do a musical."
  • Dick Gregory in New Zealand Herald
    White folks would look out the window and see me running to the streetcar and call me 'Jesse Owens,'Gregory said.
  • Dalton McGuinty in 940 News
    Governor, you may not recognize this, but this is your second trip to Mars,McGuinty joked. "The first was in that movie 'Total Recall.' It's just a lot easier getting here now. Our streetcar, called the Red Rocket, actually stops right...

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