Geneticists in Germany on Monday marked the 75th anniversary of the
"Prevention of Progeny with Hereditary Diseases Act," by condemning the
euthanization of thousands of handicapped people during the Third Reich.
The DW-WORLD Article
A chairlift (technically, an elevated passenger ropeway), is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a continuously circulating steel cable loop strung between two end terminals and usually over intermediate towers, carrying a series of chairs. They are the primary onhill transport at most ski areas (in such cases referred to as 'skilifts'), but are also found at amusement parks, various tourist attractions, and increasingly, in urban transport.
Summer 1957 was a hot one, wrote the Berliner Zeitung. But soaring temperatures didn't keep some 1.4 million people from visiting the Interbau exhibit in Berlin.
When the show drew to a close in late September, 900,000 people had viewed the Hansa neighborhood alone and 375,000 had ridden the chair-lift specially built for the first Interbau event, added the Berlin paper.--
terminal was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.
━━ n. 大往生; 安楽死（術）.
The act or practice of ending the life of an individual suffering from a terminal illness or an incurable condition, as by lethal injection or the suspension of extraordinary medical treatment.
[Greek euthanasiā, a good death : eu-, eu- + thanatos, death.]