ski lift

noun

Definition of ski lift

:a motor-driven conveyor consisting usually of a series of bars or seats suspended from an overhead moving cable and used for transporting skiers or sightseers up a long slope

First Known Use of ski lift

1939


SKI LIFT Defined for English Language Learners

ski lift

noun

Definition of ski lift for English Language Learners

  • : a series of seats or handles that are attached to a moving cable and that are used to carry skiers up a mountain


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