Acronyms that contain the term j-bar lift

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ABA

American Bar Association

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American Bar Association

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BIU

Bar-Ilan University, Israel

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NYSBA

New York State Bar Association

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WSBA

Washington State Bar Association

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VTEC

Variable valve Timing and lift Electronic Control

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SCBAR

South Carolina Bar

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HNBA

Hispanic National Bar Association

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KBA

Kentucky Bar Association

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KBA

Kansas Bar Association

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LO/LO

Lift On-Lift Off

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MCBA

Maricopa County Bar Association

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DBHS

Diamond Bar High School

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KCBA

King County Bar Association

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SBQ

Special Bar Quality steel

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AOBT

Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy

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ISAL

International Surface Air Lift

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BBAR

Balance Bar Company

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WBUD

Watts Bar Utility District

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HNBF

Hispanic National Bar Foundation

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WVSB

West Virginia State Bar

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ZTB

Zero Toe Bar

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ECBA

Ellis County Bar Association

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WABCR

Wide Area Bar Code Reader

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What does j-bar lift mean?

J-bar lift
A J-bar is a type of surface lift for ski area passenger transport. They are named for the shape of the carrier which has a long vertical bar curving to a short horizontal bar. Invented in the 1930s, they are now rarely in operation having been superseded by T-bars which have twice the capacity at basically the same price. A J-bar closely resembles a T-bar, except each carrier holds only one passenger. The operation is similar: the passenger stands in position and waits for the next carrier. The passenger guides the carrier to hook around the upper thighs or buttocks while standing on the snow. The lift slides them uphill on the surface. J-Bars were installed in the 1930s in North America and Australia, with The Ski Hoist at Charlotte Pass in Australia dating from 1938. Both T-bars and J-bars have many disadvantages compared to chairlifts: require more passenger skills than a chair, surface must be continuous, impedes skiable terrain, slow speed, limited capacity,

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