ski lift

ski lift
noun Date: 1939 a motor-driven conveyor consisting usually of a series of bars or seats suspended from an overhead moving cable and used for transporting skiers or sightseers up a long slope

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  • ski-lift — skȋ lȉft m DEFINICIJA skijaška žičara; vučnica ETIMOLOGIJA engl. ski lift …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • ski lift — ski ,lift noun count a machine that carries people to the top of a slope so they can SKI down: CHAIRLIFT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ski lift — ☆ ski lift n. a motor driven, endless cable, typically with seats attached, for carrying skiers up a ski slope …   English World dictionary

  • ski lift — n a piece of equipment that carries ↑skiers up to the top of a slope …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ski lift — ski′ lift n. spo a device that carries skiers up a slope, consisting typically of chairs or bars suspended from a motor driven cable • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • ski lift — ► NOUN ▪ a system used to transport skiers up a slope to the top of a run, typically consisting of moving seats attached to an overhead cable …   English terms dictionary

  • Ski lift — The term ski lift can refer to many different types of uphill transport, in three main classes:Lift systems and networksThe network lifts at a ski resort can be arranged in several patterns depending on the size and topography of the area.… …   Wikipedia

  • ski lift — noun a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill • Syn: ↑ski tow, ↑lift • Derivationally related forms: ↑lift (for: ↑lift) • Hypernyms: ↑conveyance, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ski lift — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ski lift : singular ski lift plural ski lifts a machine that carries people to the top of a slope so they can ski down …   English dictionary

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