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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A stairway whose steps are part of an endless moving belt, for carrying people up or down.

Usage examples (38)
  • The escalator went to the second floor of the department store.
  • This next-generation escalator is patented in the U.S.,
  • So, the escalator is simply a wealth distribution re-organizing itself to be more productive.
  • Occasionally when you come up the stairs or escalator from the metro you're also met by a ticket inspector. for more
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