T-bar lift
noun see T-bar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • T-bar lift — A T bar lift, also called T bar, is a mechanised system for transporting skiers and snowboarders uphill, along the surface of the slope. In the United States it is generally employed for low capacity slopes in large resorts and small local areas… …   Wikipedia

  • T-bar lift — noun a surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis • Syn: ↑T bar, ↑Alpine lift • Hypernyms: ↑surface lift …   Useful english dictionary

  • T-bar lift — a ski lift having an upside down T shaped bar against which two skiers may lean while being pulled uphill. Also called T bar. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • T-bar lift — /ˈti ba lɪft/ (say tee bah lift) noun a ski lift consisting of metal or wooden T bars, suspended from the towing cable, which skiers straddle to be towed uphill …   Australian English dictionary

  • T-bar — [[t]ˈtiˌbɑr[/t]] n. 1) bui a rolled metal bar or beam with a cross section resembling aT 2) Also called T bar lift. a ski lift having an upside down T shaped bar against which two skiers may lean while being pulled uphill. • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • bar lift — noun Etymology: bar (I) : j bar lift, t bar lift * * * bar lift, a ski lift consisting of an endless cable supporting steel bars, which skiers grasp to be drawn up a slope …   Useful english dictionary

  • T-bar — noun a surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis • Syn: ↑T bar lift, ↑Alpine lift • Hypernyms: ↑surface lift …   Useful english dictionary

  • T-bar — noun Date: 1948 a ski lift having a series of T shaped bars each of which pulls two skiers called also T bar lift …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • T-bar — ☆ T bar [tē′bär΄] n. a T shaped bar suspended from the moving cable of a ski lift, used to pull two skiers at a time uphill as they stand on their skis …   English World dictionary

  • t-bar — Canadian Slang refers to female underwear visible above the pants at rear end. Presumably from T bar ski lift …   English dialects glossary

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