chair lift


a series of chairs suspended from an endless cable driven by motors, for conveying skiers up the side of a slope.
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1935–40, Americanism; chair + lift Unabridged
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chairlift (ˈtʃɛəˌlɪft)
a series of chairs suspended from a power-driven cable for conveying people, esp skiers, up a mountain

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