gondola


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a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof

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long narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling

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the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant

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A scarred and wrinkled precipice rises to a height of eighteen hundred feet; on a tiny bench half way up its vast wall, sits a little snowflake of a church, no bigger than a martin-box, apparently; skirting the base of the cliff are a hundred orange groves and gardens, flecked with glimpses of the white dwellings that are buried in them; in front, three or four gondolas lie idle upon the water--and in the burnished mirror of the lake, mountain, chapel, houses, groves and boats are counterfeited so brightly and so clearly that one scarce knows where the reality leaves off and the reflection begins!
The gondola stopped, the old palace was there; it was a house of the class which in Venice carries even in extreme dilapidation the dignified name.
"Covetous though we were, we could not possibly take more than two thousand livres weight of gold, which meant six journeys across the prison to the gondola. The sentinel at the water gate was bribed with a bag containing ten livres weight of gold; and as far as the two gondoliers, they believed they were serving the Republic.
As she liked no place of an evening half so well, she soon began to be watched for, and many eyes in passing gondolas were raised, and many people said, There was the little figure of the English girl who was always alone.
She would watch those glories expire; and then, after looking at the black gondolas underneath, taking guests to music and dancing, would raise her eyes to the shining stars.
G-Force can carry 40 visitors on board gondola cars, which ascend and then rotate.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 10, 2019-CNIM designs Gondola Mobility rotation system for Stratobus airship
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BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-June 24, 2019-PPB Capital forms new joint venture with Gondola Capital
Global Banking News-June 24, 2019-PPB Capital forms new joint venture with Gondola Capital
I have been in the Transporter Bridge's gondola, after the operator released the brake a large wooden spool started releasing the cables and shook the living daylights out of us.
A SCOTS hotel chain will create a new "aerial gondola" to transport its guests straight to Edinburgh Castle.
Visitors are recommended to take the MRT to Taipei Zoo station, and then take Maokong Gondola. After exiting the gondola at the terminal station (Maokong Station), visitors should take a right and walk along the road for about 10 minutes to reach the trailhead of the Camphor Tree Trail.
WEARING a G-force suit and strapped tightly into a gondola at the end of the 25ft arm, it feels like I am about to take off for space.