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telpherage

[ tel-fer-ij ]
/ ˈtɛl fər ɪdʒ /
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noun

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.

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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

/ (ˈtɛlfərɪdʒ) /

noun

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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