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1. elevator

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.

Synonyms

  • lifting device
  • food elevator
  • car
  • freight elevator
  • building
  • dumbwaiter
  • elevator car
  • paternoster
  • lift
  • service elevator

Antonyms

  • fall
  • lower
  • stay in place
  • worsen

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Words that Rhyme with Elevator Shaft

  • redraft
  • staffed
  • kraft
  • krafft
  • graft
  • draught
  • draft
  • craft
  • taft
  • raft
  • laughed
  • daft
  • calfed

Example sentences of the word elevator-shaft


1. Noun Phrase
The elevator car holds people and objects for transport and is encased in the elevator shaft.

2. Noun Phrase
This will make the elevator shaft.

3. Noun Phrase
Leave a flap on the back panel to serve as the front of the elevator shaft.

4. Noun Phrase
Slip on the cardboard wheel and then slip the hanger out the other hole in the elevator shaft.

2. elevator

noun. ['ˈɛləˌveɪtɝ'] the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend.

Synonyms

  • aerofoil
  • horizontal tail
  • airfoil
  • control surface

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • natural object
  • outside
  • inside

3. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.

Synonyms

  • barb
  • dig
  • comment
  • jibe
  • cheap shot
  • remark
  • input
  • gibe
  • shot

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • open
  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer.

Synonyms

  • line
  • pointer

Antonyms

  • ride
  • nonmember
  • walk

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow).

Synonyms

  • rod
  • thill

Antonyms

  • chaste
  • fatty
  • well

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] the hollow spine of a feather.

Synonyms

  • quill
  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • calamus

Antonyms

  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon.

Synonyms

  • barb
  • trident
  • spearhead
  • spearpoint
  • weapon
  • spear
  • lance
  • assagai
  • spear-point
  • javelin
  • assegai
  • arm

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • close
  • disarm
  • lose

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column.

Synonyms

  • vertical
  • column
  • pillar
  • scape

Antonyms

  • significant
  • intemperate
  • compact
  • indigestible

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator).

Synonyms

  • edifice
  • passageway
  • ventilation shaft
  • elevator shaft
  • building

Antonyms

  • heavy-duty
  • thick
  • absorb
  • follower

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] a column of light (as from a beacon).

Synonyms

  • visible radiation
  • low beam
  • light beam
  • sunbeam
  • high beam
  • ray of light
  • light
  • shaft of light
  • laser beam
  • heat ray
  • visible light
  • beam
  • moon-ray
  • beam of light
  • sunray
  • irradiation
  • moon ray
  • ray

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • dirty

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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