noun. ['ˈɛləˌveɪtɝ'] lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building.
- lifting device
- food elevator
- freight elevator
- elevator car
- service elevator
- stay in place
Words that Rhyme with Elevator
How do you pronounce elevator?
Pronounce elevator as ˈɛləˌveɪtər.
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Example sentences of the word elevator
1. Noun, singular or mass
There is also a modern elevator up to the castle from the town center.
Quotes containing the word elevator
1. Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, in case they are ever trapped in an elevator.
- Lemony Snicket, Horseradish
2. She said, “I’m having the stairs rebuilt,” and I replied, “No need to get sexual with me.” I’m a bring my own elevator kind of lover anyway.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE
3. Why take the stairs when someone else can take them for you? Love is like a flight of stairs—somebody’s going to take them, so I may as well be unselfish and take the elevator.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.
noun. ['ˈɛləˌveɪtɝ'] the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend.
- horizontal tail
- control surface
- natural object