telpherage

[tel-fer-ij]
noun
  1. a transportation system in which cars or other carriers are suspended from or run on wire cables or the like, especially one operated by electricity.
Sometimes tel·fer·age.

Origin of telpherage

First recorded in 1880–85; telpher + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for telpherage

telpherage

telferage

noun
  1. an overhead transport system in which an electrically driven truck runs along a single rail or cable, the load being suspended in a separate car beneathAlso called: telpher line, telpher
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