Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

telfer

[tel-fer]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun, adjective, verb (used with object)
  1. telpher.
Related formstel·fer·age, noun

telpherage

[tel-fer-ij]
noun
  1. a transportation system in which cars or other carriers are suspended from or run on wire cables or the like, especially one operated by electricity.
Sometimes tel·fer·age.

Origin of telpherage

First recorded in 1880–85; telpher + -age
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for telferages

telfer

noun
  1. a variant spelling of telpher

telpherage

telferage

noun
  1. an overhead transport system in which an electrically driven truck runs along a single rail or cable, the load being suspended in a separate car beneathAlso called: telpher line, telpher
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012