chair lift

chairlift

[chair-lift]
noun
a series of chairs suspended from an endless cable driven by motors, for conveying skiers up the side of a slope.
Also, chair lift.


Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; chair + lift

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chairlift (ˈtʃɛəˌlɪft)
 
n
a series of chairs suspended from a power-driven cable for conveying people, esp skiers, up a mountain

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