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Meaning of TELPHERAGE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
 

TELPHERAGE is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: telferage
 
 See Also: telfer, telpher, transit, transportation, transportation system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tel"pher*age\, n. (Elec.)
    Specif., electric transportation of goods by means of
    carriages suspended on overhead conductors, as of wire, the
    power being conveyed to the motor carriage by the wires on
    which it runs. Telpherage and telpher are sometimes applied
    to such systems in which the motive power is not electricity.
    
    
  2. \Tel"pher*age\, n.
    The conveyance of vehicles or loads by means of electricity.
    --Fleeming Jenkin.
    
    
 

 

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