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(Automotive Engineering) an overhead transport system in which an electrically driven truck runs along a single rail or cable, the load being suspended in a separate car beneath. Also called: telpher, telpherline or telpherway
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tel•pher•age(ˈtɛl fər ɪdʒ)
a transportation system in which cars or other carriers are suspended from or run on wire cables or the like.
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a system of transportation in which cars or gondolas, usually powered by electricity, are suspended below wire cables.See also: Vehicles
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|Noun||1.||telpherage - a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity|
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