chairlift chairlift

Definition(s):

  • (n) a ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainside; seats are hung from an endless overhead cable

Usage(s):

  1. Mullah Fazlullah, leader of the local Taliban chapter, used to work the chairlift.
  2. Imagine avoiding those chairlift queues, and stepping off your chartered chopper onto untracked powder.
  3. Lengthy queues soon formed by the chairlift, with thousands of worshippers keen to cross the river and attend the militant leader's Friday sermons.

News

  1. No plans? No problem. Check out this weekend's entertainment lineup

    Sen. - 1:48 pm Greek Peak's new owners plan to install a new $2 million chairlift carrying four people on each... - 1:29 pm The Seneca Nation of Indians and Gov.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Ithaca Journal

  2. Greek Peak to get $2M chairlift

    Greek Peak's new owners plan to install a new $2 million chairlift carrying four people on each... - 1:15 pm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Ithaca Journal

  3. Brundage to hold free chairlift day on June 28th, 2013

    Brundage Mountain Resort is offering free chairlift rides on June 28th, 2013 to kick off the summer chairlift season.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KIVI Boise

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Quotes

  1. "I take responsibility, for sure," Demong said from the hotel. "I checked it on the chairlift on the way up to be sure I had the right number. It slipped down inside my suit on the walk down from the lift."
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Bill Demong Source: USA Today

  2. "You'd have people yelling from the chairlift, and it was adults a lot of the time. It was disheartening at times," Wescott told the Portland Press Herald. "I was a 10-year-old kid feeling prejudice from adults."
    on Feb 16, 2006 By: Seth Wescott Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "We needed to shoot it on location in Utah in a real chairlift. We needed to have people up there who were actually suffering and that's the starting point for the movie. It's pretty obvious to the audience," Zegers said from Los Angeles. "I...
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Kevin Zegers Source: London Free Press

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