roller coaster

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Synonyms for roller coaster

anything characterized by abrupt and extreme changes (especially up and down)

elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)

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th] roller coaster designed by the imaginative coaster minds at Bolliger & Mabillard in Monthey, Switzerland, and will feature ride vehicles never before seen on a dive coaster.
The roller coaster tester should not be afraid of stomach-churning inversions or heart-pounding thrills, is what the application says.
The most efficient number of people to enter the gravity carrier is 20, who then board the roller coaster after pulling it up with their weight.
After you have designed and constructed your rollercoaster, NoLimits 2 serves up a real-time roller coaster experience, from the time the train chugs its way up thefirst slope, to the time it stops to a stop on the exit platform.
The Colossus at Thorpe Park is the world's first 10 looping roller coaster with the UK's only quadruple barrel roll.
The Texas Giant was originally designed in 1990 as an all wooden roller coaster but was redesigned with a steel track and reopened in April 2011 to mark the theme park's 50th anniversary, with its roller coaster having the highest point of 153 feet and a drop of 147 feet, the report added.
The fury of the storm was such that it wrecked parts of Casino Pier and tore away the roller coaster from the boardwalk.
The latest findings have brought to 15 the total number of high-speech roller coasters whose axles have cracks as such flaws had already been detected in seven roller coasters.
America Coasters Network also calls Flashback a rough ride on its Web site, but it describes it as the world's only ``hairpin drop'' roller coaster, meaning it twists to one side and drops almost vertically, with little lateral movement.
One, with the Roller Coaster Club, was for Withybush accident and emergency department and we had to ride while holding a cup of water.
Bortell, who specializes in helping people deal with trauma and divorces and is part of Magic Mountain's promotional blitz for its new roller coaster Tatsu, is among those anticipating the ride's unveiling today.
On June 29 Markey issued an inflammatory news release with a headline claiming "One-Third of Nation's Roller Coasters Never Receive a Public Inspection
Could a speeding roller coaster go flying off the tracks?
In addition to claiming Best Overall Theme Park honors, Busch Gardens also swept the online survey's other three categories: Best Roller Coaster, Best Midway Games and Best Hang-Out.
Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster with Steepest and Tallest Drop on the Planet