teleferic

[tel-uh-fer-ik]
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noun Transportation.


Nearby words

  1. telediagnosis,
  2. teledrama,
  3. teledu,
  4. telefacsimile,
  5. telefeature,
  6. telefilm,
  7. telefoto,
  8. teleg.,
  9. telega,
  10. telegenic

Also tel·e·fe·rique [tel-uh-fuh-reek] /ˌtɛl ə fəˈrik/.

Origin of teleferic

1915–20; < French téléférique, téléphérique or Italian teleferica, both ultimately < English telpher with restoration of Greek tele-; see -ic

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Examples from the Web for teleferic

  • Often they have no link with the world below but a precipitous climb or a "teleferic" wire.

    War and the Future|H. G. Wells