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A mechanized, cable-suspended, aerial chair assembly used to transport skiers up or down a mountain slope.


a series of chairs suspended from a power-driven cable for conveying people, esp skiers, up a mountain



a series of chairs suspended from an endless motorized cable, conveying skiers up a mountainside.
[1935–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chairlift - a ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainsidechairlift - a ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainside; seats are hung from an endless overhead cable
ski lift, ski tow, lift - a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
مَقْعَدٌ هَوائي
lanovkasedačková lanovkasedačkový výtah
스키장 리프트
sedačková lanovka


[ˈtʃɛəlɪft] Ntelesilla m or f, teleférico m


(tʃeə) noun
1. a movable seat for one person, with a back to it. a table and four chairs.
2. the position of a person who is chairman at a meeting etc. Who is in the chair?
3. the office of a university professor. He holds the chair of History at this university.
to be chairman at (a meeting etc). He chaired the meeting last night.
ˈchairlift noun
a set of seats hanging from a cable, used to take skiers etc up a mountain.
ˈchairman, chairperson, chairwoman nouns
a person who takes charge of or directs a meeting.
ˈchairmanship noun

Address a male chairman as Mr Chairman, and a female chairman as Madam Chairman.


عَرَبَةٌ يَجُرُّها سِلْكٌ إِلَى أَعْلَى الـجَبَل sedačková lanovka stolelift Sessellift τελεφερίκ για σκι telesilla tuolihissi télésiège sedežnica seggiovia チェアリフト 스키장 리프트 stoeltjeslift stolheis wyciąg krzesełkowy teleférico кресельный подъемник sittlift เก้าอี้ยกคนขึ้นไปเล่นสกี telesiyej ghế treo trên dây cáp và lên xuống để chở người 升降椅
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Contract award notice: On-site supply, With the "turnkey" formula, Of a four-seater chairlift with fixed connections called "nuova tarvisio" to be installed in the municipality of tarvisio (ud).
This is my memorable trip to enjoy mountain snow, chairlift ride to the peak and a trek amid thick forest on top of Malam Jabba ski resort.
While the provincial Tourism, Sports, Archeology, Museums, Culture and Youth Affairs Department had reopened the chairlift and skiing track at the 'mini-Switzerland' resort for the tourists, the main resort building was still closed.
Administration has shut Ayubia chairlift as there are no tourists to enjoy the ride.
I said, 'You have a captive audience when you're on a chairlift.
CUSTOMER services team member, Emma Dingley, is using her time operating the chairlift to help survey the site's native birds.
The tourists were enjoying a ride on the newly constructed chairlift in Malam Jabba that was installed after about a gap of nine years on 9,200-feet height at Malam Jabba tourist resort following its destruction during insurgency in 2009.
Located in south-eastern France, the hotel is set in a superb location right at the centre of Tignes-Val Claret, pictured, and close to the resort's main pistes and lifts and just a two-minute walk away from Tufs chairlift and the ski school meeting point.
Taking goods by chairlift is risky and also time consuming.
A 60t Liebherr LTR 1060 telescopic crawler crane owned by Swiss contractor Clausen completed an extreme journey up to an altitude of 2,900m to help construct a mountain station and chairlift at the foot of the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps.
But as I still hadn't explored far, I decided to get the high-speed chairlift to the top of the main slope in Belle Plagne.
PESHAWAR -- Resuming the arrival of tourists in the scenic valley of Swat with restoration of peace, the project to set up modern tourist resorts, chairlift, and skiing facility has been speeded up in the charming Malam Jabba.