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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.
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Even after a tangle with another skier on a ski tow, which led to her having to be sledged off the mountain with a badly damaged knee, and the more recent diagnosis of bone disease osteoporosis, Helen remains undaunted.
With the exception of lots 8, 9 and 10 in which the type of activities will be respectively: nautical base, a ski tow, sport climbing.
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The Ptarmigan Ski Tow, along with the Mountain Railway, opened for the first time on Saturday attracting 176 skiers, with more arriving yesterday.
As if being chewed up and spat out by the raging rapids wasn't enough, we also dipped our toes in the waters of the ski tow.
Nearby is the country's longest mono-cable lift, while the nation's longest ski tow is also located here.
At Glencoe, site of Scotland's first ski tow in 1956, the message remains cheerful.
With the exception of lots 8, 9 and 10 in which the type of activity will be respectively: nautical base, a ski tow, sport climbing.
Our test boat is equipped with an optional stainless steel ski tow bar that sits high enough not to rope-rub your engine and is sturdily anchored in four places, including two on the center tube itself.