Gondola

The gondola is a traditional, flat-bottomed Venetian rowing boat, well suited to the conditions of the Venetian lagoon. The gondola is propelled like punting, except an oar is used instead of a pole. For centuries gondolas were the chief means of transportation and most common watercraft within Venice. It is driven by a gondolier. In modern times ...
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Gondola

• (n.) A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of Venice. A gondola is usually propelled by one or two oarsmen who stand facing the prow, or by poling. A gondola for passengers has a small open cabin amidships, for their protection against the sun or rain. A sumptuary law of Venice required that gondolas should be pa...
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gondola

(from the article `freight car`) ...may be either gondola or hopper cars. Hoppers are used to haul bulk freight such as coal, gravel, and grain; they have either several discharge ...
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gondola

1. A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of Venice. A gondola is usually propelled by one or two oarsmen who stand facing the prow, or by poling. A gondola for passengers has a small open cabin amidships, for their protection against the sun or rain. A sumptuary law of Venice required that gondolas should be painted bla...
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Gondola

[airplane] Gondola is the general term for the usually-armored ventral casemate-style positions used on many World War II-era military bomber aircraft, especially on German designs, where they were usually known as Bodenlafette, often shortened to Bola. Gondolas were either used to house a gunner or a bombardier. == Gallery == Examples of g...
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gondola

[Noun] Plural form: gondolas. A kind of boat that you normally find in Venice, or a type of cable car for people, usually to get them to the top of a mountain.
Example: There was a very famous ice cream advert where a man sang in a gondola in Venice.
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Gondola

[rail] In US railroad terminology, a gondola is an open-top type of rolling stock that is used for carrying loose bulk materials. Because of its low side walls, gondolas are used to carry either very dense material, such as steel plates or coils, or bulky items such as prefabricated pieces of rail track. ==History== Before the opening of th...
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Gondola

[retail] A gondola is a freestanding fixture used by retailers to display merchandise. Gondolas typically consist of a flat base and a vertical component featuring notches, pegboards, or slatwalls. The vertical piece can be fitted with shelves, hooks, or other displays. Gondolas placed end-to-end can form rows of shelving while stand-alone ...
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Gondola

Gon'do·la noun [ Italian , dim. of gonda a gondola; confer Late Latin gandeia a kind of boat, Greek ... a drinking vessel; said to be a Persian word; confer French gondole gondola, cup.] 1. A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of Venice. A gond...
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Gondola

A fully enclosed ski lift, in which skiers remove skis and stand or sit.
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Gondola

A gondola is an enclosed lift suspended from a cable to transport passengers up and down a mountain. Learn more about the world's top gondolas.
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Gondola

A gondola is an ornamental type of barge navigated on the canals of Venice.
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Gondola

A type of rolling stock with a flat bottom and relatively low sides, used to haul material such as ore or scrap, and loaded and unloaded from the top. May be covered or uncovered. Open wagon .
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Gondola

An enclosed lift that fits, on average, between four to eight passengers; like a mini-cabin, and generally faster than an open chairlift.
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Gondola

An enclosed ski lift that is suspended by cables and takes skiers and snowboarders up the mountain.
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gondola

Display shelves and racks that form aisles in a retail store. See wall shelving.
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Gondola

Small suspended cars that carry four to ten skiers at a time up the mountain
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gondola

tapered, 32-foot- (10-metre-) long flat-bottomed boat historically associated with the canals and lagoon of Venice, carrying from two to six ... [1 related articles]
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gondola

[n] - long narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling
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