big dipper

/bɪg ˌdɪpər/

Definitions of big dipper
  1. noun
    elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
    synonyms: chute-the-chute, roller coaster
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    a roller coaster that goes up 200 feet or higher and can catapult riders from 0 to 70 mph in 4 seconds by motors originally designed to launch rockets
    type of:
    el, elevated, elevated railroad, elevated railway, overhead railway
    a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
    a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
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