ski tow

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ski tow

n.
1. A ski lift in which skiers cling to a continuous rope as they are pulled up a slope.
2. See ski lift.

ski tow

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

ski′ tow`


n.
1. 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.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ski tow - a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hillski tow - a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
chair lift, chairlift - 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
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
rope tow - a ski tow offering only a moving rope to hold onto
surface lift - a ski tow that pulls skiers up a slope without lifting them off the ground
Translations
مِصْعَد التَّزَلُّج
lyžařský vlek
skilift

ski tow

nsciovia, ski-lift m inv

ski

(skiː) noun
one of a pair of long narrow strips of wood etc that are attached to the feet for gliding over snow, water etc.
verbpresent participle ˈskiing ; past tense, past participle skied (skiːd)
to travel on or use skis especially as a leisure activity. He broke his leg when he was skiing.
ski-
of or for the activity of skiing. ski-suits; ski-jump.
ˈskier noun
The slope was crowded with skiers.
ˈskiing noun
Skiing is her favourite sport; (also adjective) a skiing holiday.
ˈski jump noun
1. a competition between skiers to see who will jump furthest off a steep slope.
2. a steep snow-covered slope before a sharp drop, to help skiers leap into the air.
ˈski jumper noun
ˈski jumping noun
ˈski lift noun
a cable system with chairs for carrying skiers up a slope.
ˈski pole noun
one of the two poles that skiers hold in their hands and use while skiing.
ˈski resort noun
a place that has the facilities for skiing, where people go to ski especially on holidays.
ˈski slope noun
a snowy slope where people can ski.
ˈski run noun
a slope or a track for skiing.
ˈski track/trail noun
a ski run; a path taken by skiers.
ˈski tow noun
a ski lift; a cable system for pulling skiers up a slope.