elevator

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Noun[edit]

elevator (plural elevators)

  1. (US) Permanent construction with a built-in platform that is lifted vertically.
  2. A silo used for storing wheat, corn or other grain (grain elevator)
  3. A control surface of an aircraft responsible for controling the pitching motion of the machine.
  4. Trademark for a type of shoe having an insert lift to make the wearer appear taller.
  5. A dental instrument used to pry up ("elevate") teeth in difficult extractions, or depressed portions of bone.
  6. (anatomy) Any muscle that serves to raise a part of the body, such as the leg or the eye.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (permanent construction): lift (British English)

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Translations[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English grain elevator.

Noun[edit]

elevator

  1. elevator, grain elevator.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English elevator.

Noun[edit]

elevator c (singular definite elevatoren, plural indefinite elevatorer)

  1. lift (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēlevātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of ēlevō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of ēlevō

Swedish[edit]

mudderverk med elevator

Noun[edit]

elevator c

  1. a conveyor, an elevator (various technical installations for lifting stuff)

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