Metro vs. Tram

Metro vs. Tram — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Metro and Tram

Metronoun

An underground railway.

Tramnoun

A streetcar.

Metronoun

A train that runs on such an underground railway.

Tramnoun

A streetcar line.

Metronoun

An urban rapid transit light railway

Tramnoun

A cable car, especially one that rolls along an overhead cable along which it is drawn by a second, moving cable.

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Metronoun

A train that runs on such a railway.

Tramnoun

A four-wheeled, open, box-shaped wagon or car run on tracks in a mine.

Metronoun

a metropolitan area

Tramnoun

An instrument for gauging and adjusting machine parts; a trammel.

Metroadjective

metropolitan

Tramnoun

Accurate mechanical adjustment

The device is in tram.
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Metronoun

electric underground railway

Tramnoun

A shiny silk thread with very little twist, primarily used as a weft yarn.

Tramverb

To move or convey in a tram.

Tramverb

To adjust or align (mechanical parts) with a trammel.

Tramnoun

A passenger vehicle for public use that runs on tracks in the road (called a streetcar or trolley in North America).

Tramnoun

A similar vehicle for carrying materials.

Tramnoun

A people mover.

Tramnoun

(US) An aerial cable car.

Tramnoun

(US) A train with wheels that runs on a road; a trackless train.

Tramnoun

A car on a horse railway or tramway (horse trams preceded electric trams).

Tramnoun

(obsolete) The shaft of a cart.

Tramnoun

(obsolete) One of the rails of a tramway.

Tramnoun

(weaving) A silk thread formed of two or more threads twisted together, used especially for the weft, or cross threads, of the best quality of velvets and silk goods.

Tramverb

(intransitive) To operate, or conduct the business of, a tramway.

Tramverb

(intransitive) To travel by tram.

Tramverb

(transitive) To transport (material) by tram.

Tramverb

To align a component in mechanical engineering or metalworking, particularly the head of a drill press.

Tramnoun

a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers

Tramnoun

a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine;

a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine

Tramnoun

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

`tram' and `tramcar' are British terms