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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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Earlier this spring, Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort announced the purchase and planned installation of a replacement chairlift for its current Chair number 2 nicknamed The Liberator, pending United States Forest Service and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife approvals.
Contract notice: getenstein snow front development - chairlift operating area - lot 32 and 33 reference number: 19at-0157-q
MURREE -- The Patriata chairlift resumed operation on Friday after remaining closed for almost two weeks due to a fault.
MURREE -- The operation to rescue some 106 tourists, who were stranded in the Patriata chairlift Murree due its breaking down on Saturday, was completed on early Sunday.
In 2017, at least 10 people were killed and two injured when a chairlift cable broke and it plunged into a ravine.
"I enjoyed ride an imported chairlift at Malam Jabba as it was very comfortable, safe and tourists must come here to enjoy its natural beauty, lush green valleys and chairlift ride,' he said.
Mohsin Fazal, the manager of the Patriata chairlift, says that Patirata has become a tourist attraction.
An advertisement published on March 3, 2014, about the Malam Jabba ski, chairlift and hotel project read stated the provincial government would arrange land measuring approximately 275 acres - five acres for hotel and 270 acres for ski resort/chairlift for a period of 33 years.
Cherferie has a new six seat chairlift built for winter 18/19 and the Legends chairlift will start from La Chaudanne.
ISLAMABAD:The tourists are taking keen interest to enjoy the scenic beauty of hilly areas through taking a ride on chairlift and cable car system located near Malka-e-Kohsar, Muree, said an official of Pakistan Tourism Development Cooperation here Monday.
The irony of this situation, as regular readers of this column will no doubt have realised by now, is that it's only a little over a year since Natural Retreats, which operates the ski centre, and HIE, which leases them the site, agreed to rip out all the disused chairlift pylons in the Coire na Ciste side of the resort, in the face of fierce opposition from local skiers and business owners.