a conveyance that carries skiers up the side of a slope, consisting typically of a series of chairs suspended from an endless cable driven by motors.
Origin of ski lift
First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for ski lift
any of various devices for carrying skiers up a slope, such as a chairlift
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