a railroad system operating on an elevated structure, as over streets.
- Elevated railway
noun 1. (US) an urban railway track built on supports above a road
[verb el-uh-veyt; adjective el-uh-veyt, -vit] /verb ˈɛl əˌveɪt; adjective ˈɛl əˌveɪt, -vɪt/ verb (used with object), elevated, elevating. 1. to move or raise to a higher place or position; lift up. 2. to raise to a higher state, rank, or office; exalt; promote: to elevate an archbishop to cardinal. 3. to raise to a higher […]
[el-uh-vey-shuh n] /ˌɛl əˈveɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the height to which something is elevated or to which it rises: The elevation of the tower is 80 feet. 2. the altitude of a place above sea level or ground level. 3. an elevated place, thing, or part; an eminence. 4. loftiness; grandeur or dignity; nobleness: elevation […]
[el-uh-vey-ter] /ˈɛl əˌveɪ tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that or raises. 2. a moving platform or cage for carrying passengers or freight from one level to another, as in a building. 3. any of various mechanical devices for raising objects or materials. 4. a building in which grain is stored and handled by […]