dumbwaiter


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a small elevator used to convey food (or other goods) from one floor of a building to another

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LSCO currently is applying for an elevator and dumbwaiter license.
"You spend months choosing where to go, carefully checking that every disability facility is available--and when you get there (assuming the airline hasn't lost your wheelchair in transit), you find half a dozen steps up to the front door, the lift is the size of an old-fashioned dumbwaiter, and--if you ever get to your room--your wheelchair won't fit through the en suite bathroom door, despite the fact that the staff personally checked it for you when you made your reservation."
From an Associated Press story datelined Little Rock, Arkansas: "Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, targeted in recent protests by poor people and the wheelchair-bound, scrapped plans Wednesday for an escape route that would have had him climbing down a wooden ladder in an old state capitol dumbwaiter shaft.
TheDumbWaiter is a two-character play set in the basement of an old rooming house, connected to the rooms above by a dumbwaiter and an intercom.
Heavy loads of books are carried up on a dumbwaiter. The tower and a new privacy wall across the house facade frame a new entry.
Moving quickly but gingerly, a crew of heavily outfitted drillers coaxes a long icicle from its container and hurries the glistening prize to a dumbwaiter. Room temperature here hovers at a dangerously warm level, only 10[degrees]C below freezing, and the crew must lower the ice as fast as possible into the safety of a cold snow cellar.
When an order for a Chinese meal is sent to them on the dumbwaiter, they assume that their room was once a restaurant.
has published The Dutch Flat Hotel: Mystery Of The Dumbwaiter by Jasmine Borschberg.
Their team set up a temporary store for Louis Vuitton to operate in, and then proceeded to remove the old elevator system while adding in a new dumbwaiter for employees to access the store's Asset Protection Area.
The George II mahogany dumbwaiter was only discovered when the house owners cleared out rubbish before moving house.
A dumbwaiter for toys takes the burden out of Colin Reingold's climb to his play loft.
The house is equipped with a dumbwaiter and elevator.
The Horn & Hardart Company installed a dumbwaiter in 1948.