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chairlift

or chair lift

[ chair-lift ]
/ ˈtʃɛərˌlɪft /
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noun

a series of chairs suspended from an endless cable driven by motors, for conveying skiers up the side of a slope.

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Origin of chairlift

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; chair + lift
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chairlift
/ (ˈtʃɛəˌlɪft) /

noun

a series of chairs suspended from a power-driven cable for conveying people, esp skiers, up a mountain
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