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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (25)
  • - Open dumbwaiter and put the fire extinguisher in
  • "Yes, I do use the dumbwaiter for that," said the cook.
  • "I'll go get the food and send it up in the dumbwaiter."
  • Sitting inside the dumbwaiter, knees up around his ears, for more
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