chair lift

chair lifts
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A chair lift is a line of chairs that hang from a moving cable and carry people up and down a mountain or ski slope.

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  • chair·lift — /ˈʧeɚˌlıft/ noun, pl lifts [count] : a series of seats that hang from a moving cable and that carry people (such as skiers) up and down a mountain …   Useful english dictionary

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  • chair — n. & v. n. 1 a separate seat for one person, of various forms, usu. having a back and four legs. 2 a a professorship (offered the chair in physics). b a seat of authority, esp. on a board of directors. c a mayoralty. 3 a a chairperson. b the seat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lift chair — Lift chairs are chairs that feature a powered lifting mechanism that pushes the entire chair up from its base, allowing the user to easily move to a standing position. Overview Lift chairs can be a boon to the elderly, infirm or disabled. Along… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lift Engineering — Infobox Defunct Company company name = Lift Engineering (Yan Lifts) company fate = Bankrupt foundation = flagicon|USA Carson City, Nevada defunct = 1996 location = Carson City, Nevada, USA industry = Lift Firm key people = Jan K. Kunczynski Les… …   Wikipedia

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  • lift — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 (BrE) for taking people/goods between floors ⇨ See also ↑elevator ADJECTIVE ▪ private, service ▪ The hotel has a private lift linking it to the beach. ▪ baggage, goods …   Collocations dictionary

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