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Definition: Telpher line
Telpher \Tel"pher\, n. [Gr. ? far, far off + fe`rein to bear.]
1. (Elec.) A contrivance for the conveyance of vehicles or
loads by means of electricity. --Fleeming Jenkin.
2. (Elec.) Specif., the equipment or apparatus used in a
system of electric transportation by means of carriages
which are suspended on an overhead conductor, as of wire.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Telpher line, or Telpher road, an electric line or road
over which vehicles for carrying loads are moved by
electric engines actuated by a current conveyed by the