chairlift(redirected from Fixed-grip chairlift)
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An electrically-operated lift for conveying a single passenger, who is seated in a chair, up or down the incline of a flight of stairs; in a private residence from one floor level to the next, or in a commercial building to meet the conditions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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