trolley car

noun
a streetcar propelled electrically by current taken by means of a trolley from a conducting wire strung overhead or running beneath a slot between the tracks.

Origin:
1885–90

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trolley car
 
n
(US), (Canadian) another word for streetcar

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Example sentences
The scenarios usually involve an out-of-control trolley car hurtling down a
  track toward a group of five unsuspecting people.
The age of the trolley car here was one clang nearer its end yesterday.
The film moves quickly to a pulse-pounding climax aboard a runaway trolley car.
Individual items generally contain information identifying the place and date
  of the picture and the builder of the trolley car.
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