telpher

telpher

[tel-fer]
noun
1.
Also, teleferic. a traveling unit, car, or carrier in a telpherage.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a system of telpherage.
verb (used with object)
3.
to transport by means of a telpherage.
Also, telfer.


Origin:
1880–85; alteration of telephore. See tele-1, -phore

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telpher or telfer (ˈtɛlfə)
 
n
1.  a load-carrying car in a telpherage
2.  a.  another word for telpherage
 b.  (as modifier): a telpher line; a telpher system
 
vb
3.  (tr) to transport (a load) by means of a telpherage
 
[C19: changed from telephore, from tele- + -phore]
 
telfer or telfer
 
n
 
vb
 
[C19: changed from telephore, from tele- + -phore]
 
'telpheric or telfer
 
adj
 
'telferic or telfer
 
adj

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