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The art or field of entertaining, especially that provided by performers.

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A rather simple device used to help restrain and protect the rider. On some roller coasters like the Matterhorn at Disneyland this is the only restraint device, but on many other ...

anti-rollback device

Entertainment; Amusement parks

A ratcheting mechanism used on a lift hill or section of a roller coaster that prevents the cars or trains from rolling backwards. This is the device that causes the familiar ...

mobius track

Entertainment; Amusement parks

A racing roller coaster where the track forms one continuous-circuit and passes through the station twice. There are only a few mobius track roller coasters still operating in the ...

jet star

Entertainment; Amusement parks

A production-model steel roller coaster with a twister layout designed by Anton Schwarzkopf. There are several variations of this type of Schwarzkopf coaster, which are called Jet ...


Entertainment; Amusement parks

A portable steel roller coaster with a compact twister layout. These coasters were common at fairs in the 70's and 80's. See related terms: Wildcat, Zyklon


Entertainment; Amusement parks

A part of a train that is generally a flat piece of steel with a nylon or rubber surface that is attached to the train and placed underneath the track or to keep the train from ...

lsm or linear synchronous motor

Entertainment; Amusement parks

A method used to launch or accelerate a roller coaster train along a straight section of track of hill. This technology used magnetic electrical waves to attract and repel magnets ...