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  Definition of elevator
  1. 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
  2. the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend
Similar Words: lift

 

Hyponyms: dumbwaiter, food elevator, freight elevator, service elevator, paternoster

 

Part Meronyms: building, edifice, horizontal tail

 

Derivational Morphology: hoist, lift, wind, raise, elevate, get up, bring up

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: ashensor   Bosnian: lift  
Chinese: 电梯   Croatian: lift  
Danish: elevator   Dutch: lift  
Finnish: hissi   Icelandic: lyfta  
Japanese: エレベーター   Norwegian: heis  
Polish: winda   Romanian: elevator  
Russian: лифт   Slovak: výťah  
Spanish: ascensor   Swedish: hiss  
 
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