elevator


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Synonyms for elevator

Synonyms for elevator

lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building

the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

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She didn't see him walk into the hallway and pull open the elevator door, which looked like an ordinary closet door.
"The other thing that's good is when you're readying your building for an elevator, the elevator is being manufactured - so you have parallel processes going on," McBride comments.
According to Makati City Police chief Senior Superintendent Rogelio Simon, the victims sustained minor injuries after the elevator plummeted from the 52nd floor at around 10:20 or 10:30 p.m.
Lahore -- Supreme Court Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday directed Lahore's Services Hospital CEO to appear before the apex court and explain why the hospital elevators are out of order.
'Facilities will also be prepared for elevator maintenance personnel, who will be on call from 8am to 6pm every day, including holidays,' he said.
Lotte has stopped operating one of two elevators to the world's third-highest observation deck, since it found flaws in the elevator's cables last month, following an employee report on May 8 about the poor riding quality of the elevator.
Parliamentarians are not happy with the alleged corruption in the elevator upgradation project, he added.
Most elevator cars hang on cables that carry them up and down.
14 February 2018 - US-based elevator maintenance, repair, and modernisation services provider Oracle Elevator has closed four acquisitions in addition to the company's previously reported acquisitions of Daytona Elevator and Florida State Elevator earlier in 2017, the company said.
San Francisco's 181 Fremont building has implemented 14 of 17 its elevators with Occupant Evacuation Operation (OEO) functionality from thyssenkrupp Elevator.
Bringing the new contractor aboard took time, delaying repair of the first elevator, he said.
The invention of the elevator in 1853 is possibly one of the great feats in mechanised travel.
Hitachi has announced that its ultra-high-speed elevator has achieved a speed of 1,260m/min, which is the world's fastest among all elevators operating today.
(TSE:6501, "Hitachi") today announced that its ultra-high-speed elevator reached a speed of 1,260 m/min.