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(1) See Endowed professorship
(2) A non-sexist term for chairman, chairwoman or chairperson—i.e., the presiding officer in an organisation; in academics, the ‘chair’ is often a full professor responsible for the department’s academic, clinical, administrative and research activities
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1. See Endowed professorship.
2. A non-sexist sobriquet for the chairman, -woman or -person, ie the presiding officer in an organization; in academics, the 'chair' is often a full professor responsible for the academic, clinical, administrative and research activities of the department. Cf Endowed chair, Professor.
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He said apparently no human error was found in the inquiry, adding the whole system of the chairlift and cable car was computerised.
On the other hand, the tourists faced troubles because of the closure of the chairlifts. Saman Amin Shah, a tourist, told media she arrived in Murree along with family to enjoy the weekend.
After the planned single-long pilot, the company is going to roll the concept out at other resorts across Colorado and beyond, with a focus on busiest chairlifts. "It's not going to be on every chairlift," Peyerl says.
Not confident of being able to ski down the main blue slope ( for intermediate skiers), I decided I'd take in the spectacular views and stay on the chairlift to head back down if the slope looked too hard.
Sugarloaf was the site of another chairlift accident in 2010 in which a 35-year-old lift derailed, injuring eight skiers.
As the zoo chairlift rises upwards, the words 'up, up, up' also rise giving a strong visual prompt to young readers.
ThyssenKrupp Access, a leading supplier of lifts and elevators, recently won the 2014 Project of the Year award by Elevator World magazine for its installation of the highest chairlift in the world in Makkah Royal Hotel Clock Tower.
* Pats Peak, Henniker: This summer, Pats Peak installed a new triple chairlift as part of its Cascade Basin expansion.
Construction and installation of the chairlift by Doppelmayr USA will continue through October 31 at an estimated cost of $6 million.
A derailed chairlift at a Scottish ski resort has left at least six people injured and dozens more stranded.
In 1950, Thurston vaulted Hoodoo into prominence among Northwest ski areas by opening the first double chairlift in the state, and one of the first in the world.
Instead of going out the front door, down a ramp, around the school through whatever elements might be plaguing the area that day, up three stairs and into theback door of the basement lunchroom, Hillcrest Elementary School (Utah) second- grader Jared Quintana now rides a new portable chairlift in the cafeteria stairway.