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

Examples of ski lift in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rory Angelotta, 43, was last seen heading up a ski lift Saturday morning, officials said. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 27 Dec. 2021 Luke Hemsworth also joined the outing and shared a hilarious video of himself singing by his lonesome while on a ski lift. Nicholas Rice, PEOPLE.com, 26 Dec. 2021 Matthias Stauch, head of the German ski lift operators association VDS, said many are small family businesses that lack the staff to perform such checks. Fox News, 2 Dec. 2021 Police said the missing skier scanned his pass on the ski lift around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, but no activity was recorded after that. Zoe Christen Jones, CBS News, 29 Dec. 2021 Matthias Stauch, head of the German ski lift operators association VDS, said many are small family businesses that lack the staff to perform such checks. Fox News, 2 Dec. 2021 Matthias Stauch, head of the German ski lift operators association VDS, said many are small family businesses that lack the staff to perform such checks. David Koenig And Yuri Kageyama, chicagotribune.com, 1 Dec. 2021 Matthias Stauch, head of the German ski lift operators association VDS, said many resorts are small family businesses that lack the staff to perform such checks. CBS News, 1 Dec. 2021 Toward the end of the episode, Bledsoe recalls skiing in Montana the day after the Patriots defeated the St. Louis Rams and crying while riding a ski lift alone. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, 16 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of ski lift

1939, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jan 2022

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“Ski lift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ski%20lift. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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ski lift

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ski lift

: 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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