Associations to the word «Gondola»

Pictures for the word «Gondola»


GONDOLA, noun. A small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar, especially in Venice.
GONDOLA, noun. A hanging platform or car for transporting people or cargo.
GONDOLA, noun. An enclosed car attached to a cable mechanically lifted up the side of a mountain; an enclosed ski lift; a cable car.
GONDOLA, noun. The car or basket of a hot-air balloon, airship, zeppelin, etc.
GONDOLA, noun. The hanging cart in which a glass-cleaning worker stands to clean exterior glass on tall buildings.
GONDOLA, noun. That part of a transporter bridge that carries passengers, vehicles, along the length of the bridge span.
GONDOLA, noun. (rail transport) (US) A type of open railway car with low sides, used to carry heavy freight such as crushed rock or steel.
GONDOLA, noun. A free-standing shelving unit in a supermarket.

Dictionary definition

GONDOLA, noun. A low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof.
GONDOLA, noun. Long narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling; traditionally used on canals of Venice.
GONDOLA, noun. The compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant.

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