telpher carrier

telpher carrier
noun
: the carriage, car, bucket, or other unit container used in a telpher conveyor system

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • telpher — /tel feuhr/, n. 1. Also, teleferic. a traveling unit, car, or carrier in a telpherage. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a system of telpherage. v.t. 3. to transport by means of a telpherage. Also, telfer. [1880 85; alter. of telephore. See TELE 1,… …   Universalium

  • telpher — tel•pher [[t]ˈtɛl fər[/t]] n. 1) trs a traveling unit, car, or carrier in a telpherage 2) trs to transport by means of a telpherage • Etymology: 1880–85; alter. of telephore. See tele I, phore …   From formal English to slang

  • telpher — /ˈtɛlfə/ (say telfuh) noun 1. a travelling unit, car, or carrier in a telpherage. 2. → telpherage. –adjective 3. of or relating to a system of telpherage. –verb (t) 4. to transport by means of a telpherage. Also, telfer. {variant of telephore,… …  

  • terminal shoe — noun : an appliance for permitting the transfer of a telpher carrier from a track to the cable without jar or impact …   Useful english dictionary

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