[ UK /ˈɛlɪvˌe‍ɪtɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɫəˌveɪtɝ/ ]
  1. the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend
  2. 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
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How To Use elevator In A Sentence

  • He shaved, got dressed and took the elevator to the breakfast-room.
  • In the small main lobby, there was an elevator with an out-of-order sign on it older than I was, an open door to a stairway, and a directory with little plastic letters spelling out the names of bail bondsmen and repo services on black felt. Free Excerpt 2/5: Book of Secrets by Chris Roberson
  • The third room of the Venice show has been turned into a stairway and elevator experience.
  • Just as I imagined it, with cows everywhere and lots of farms, silos, grain elevators, lakes - the whole nine yards.
  • I moved down the corridor, as instructed, and rounded the elevators to the bank on the far side.
  • The group reaches the elevator queue to find a crowd of roughly two hundred students milling about restlessly.
  • They might be like fat people you see in elevators, the spotty people at the beach, the sour people in parking lots.
  • Behind West, the retractable path that led to the elevator retracted, leaving them stranded on the circular platform.
  • From the sunlit atrium with its glass elevator to the tasteful rooms and thoughtful service, this hotel shines with refined comfort.
  • Clerk : The elevators are over there next to the washroom.
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