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EtymologyEdit

elevate +‎ -or

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

elevator (plural elevators)

  1. Anything that raises or uplifts.
    • 1902, Life (volume 39, page 559)
      And then the foaming flagons raised on high, with that best of all beverages, that elevator of spirits, that foaming sunshine, that grand and glorious brew of ale.
  2. (US) A permanent construction with a built-in platform that is lifted vertically, used to transport people and goods.
  3. A silo used for storing wheat, corn or other grain (grain elevator)
  4. (aeronautics) A control surface of an aircraft responsible for controling the pitching motion of the machine.
  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.
  7. A type of shoe having an insert lift to make the wearer appear taller.

SynonymsEdit

  • (permanent construction): lift (British English; Australian English)

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TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

 
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Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

English grain elevator.

NounEdit

elevator

  1. elevator, grain elevator.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English elevator.

NounEdit

elevator c (singular definite elevatoren, plural indefinite elevatorer)

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

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

ēlevātor

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

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SwedishEdit

 
mudderverk med elevator

NounEdit

elevator c

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

DeclensionEdit

Declension of elevator 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative elevator elevatorn elevatorer elevatorerna
Genitive elevators elevatorns elevatorers elevatorernas

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