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tel·pher

 (tĕl′fər)
n.
1. A small traveling car, usually driven by electricity, suspended from or moving on an overhead rail or cable.
2. A transportation system using telphers.
tr.v. tel·phered, tel·pher·ing, tel·phers
To transport by telpher.

[Alteration of telepher : tele- + Greek pherein, to carry; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

telpher

(ˈtɛlfə) or

telfer

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a load-carrying car in a telpherage
2. (Automotive Engineering)
a. another word for telpherage
b. (as modifier): a telpher line; a telpher system.
vb
(Automotive Engineering) (tr) to transport (a load) by means of a telpherage
[C19: changed from telephore, from tele- + -phore]
ˈtelpheric, ˈtelferic adj

tel•pher

(ˈtɛl fər)

n.
1. a traveling unit, car, or carrier in a telpherage.
v.t.
2. to transport by means of a telpherage.
[1880–85; alter. of telephore. See tele-1, -phore]

telpher


Past participle: telphered
Gerund: telphering

Imperative
telpher
telpher
Present
I telpher
you telpher
he/she/it telphers
we telpher
you telpher
they telpher
Preterite
I telphered
you telphered
he/she/it telphered
we telphered
you telphered
they telphered
Present Continuous
I am telphering
you are telphering
he/she/it is telphering
we are telphering
you are telphering
they are telphering
Present Perfect
I have telphered
you have telphered
he/she/it has telphered
we have telphered
you have telphered
they have telphered
Past Continuous
I was telphering
you were telphering
he/she/it was telphering
we were telphering
you were telphering
they were telphering
Past Perfect
I had telphered
you had telphered
he/she/it had telphered
we had telphered
you had telphered
they had telphered
Future
I will telpher
you will telpher
he/she/it will telpher
we will telpher
you will telpher
they will telpher
Future Perfect
I will have telphered
you will have telphered
he/she/it will have telphered
we will have telphered
you will have telphered
they will have telphered
Future Continuous
I will be telphering
you will be telphering
he/she/it will be telphering
we will be telphering
you will be telphering
they will be telphering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been telphering
you have been telphering
he/she/it has been telphering
we have been telphering
you have been telphering
they have been telphering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been telphering
you will have been telphering
he/she/it will have been telphering
we will have been telphering
you will have been telphering
they will have been telphering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been telphering
you had been telphering
he/she/it had been telphering
we had been telphering
you had been telphering
they had been telphering
Conditional
I would telpher
you would telpher
he/she/it would telpher
we would telpher
you would telpher
they would telpher
Past Conditional
I would have telphered
you would have telphered
he/she/it would have telphered
we would have telphered
you would have telphered
they would have telphered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telpher - one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpheragetelpher - one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
telferage, telpherage - a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
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