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  Definition of escalator
  1. a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
  2. a clause in a contract that provides for an increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index)
Similar Words: moving staircase, moving stairway, escalator clause

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: eskalator   Croatian: eskalator  
Dutch: roltrap   Estonian: eskalaator  
Finnish: liukuportaat   German: Rolltreppe  
Hebrew: דרגנוע   Hungarian: mozgólépcső  
Icelandic: rúllustigi   Japanese: エスカレーター  
Korean: 에스컬레이터   Polish: ruchome schody  
Russian: эскалатор   Spanish: escalera mecánica  
Swedish: rulltrappa  
 
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