ski tow


noun

Also called rope tow. a type of ski lift in which skiers are hauled up a slope while grasping a looped, endless rope driven by a motor.
a ski lift.

Nearby words

  1. ski rack,
  2. ski run,
  3. ski stick,
  4. ski suit,
  5. ski touring,
  6. ski troops,
  7. ski-doo,
  8. skia-,
  9. skiagram,
  10. skiagraph

Origin of ski tow

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for ski tow

ski tow

noun

a device for pulling skiers uphill, usually a motor-driven rope grasped by the skier while riding on his skis
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