telpher definition by Webster's New World
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an electrically driven car suspended from and run on overhead cables
Origin: ; from tel(e)- plush Classical Greek pherein, to bear
telpher definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A small traveling car, usually driven by electricity, suspended from or moving on an overhead rail or cable.
- A transportation system using telphers.
To transport by telpher.
Origin: Alteration of telepher : tele- + Greek pherein, to carry; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.