J-bar lift

[ jey-bahr ]
/ ˈdʒeɪˌbɑr /

noun

a ski lift having a J-shaped bar against which a skier leans in an upright position while being pulled up the slope.

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Also called J-bar.

Origin of J-bar lift

First recorded in 1950–55

Words nearby J-bar lift

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