escalator

[ US /ˈɛskəˌɫeɪtɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɛskɐlˌe‍ɪtɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a clause in a contract that provides for an increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index)
  2. a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
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How To Use escalator In A Sentence

  • The station will see an upgrade, with more parking spaces, escalators, more lifts, a new travel centre and new lounges.
  • The train station is underneath the terminal so you just descend to the platforms by escalators or lifts.
  • She stumbles off the escalator and is swept along with the crowd of Asian businessmen and tourists towards the luggage carousel.
  • Enterprises engaged in traction passenger elevators, freight elevators, debris elevators, escalators, moving walkways elevator installation.
  • As she walked down the steep escalator into the cavelike recess of the Dupont Circle Metro station, she practiced greeting him. Law of Attraction
  • For example, excise duties on alcohol and tobacco will be raised by more than inflation, because of the duty escalator put in place some years ago. Times, Sunday Times
  • Hong Kong newspapers show city workers hosing down walkways, disinfecting escalator railings and bleaching public washrooms.
  • If you're standing behind said person on a staircase or an escalator, ditto. Times, Sunday Times
  • On the third floor of the mall, an escalator opens into the very modern open-concept space.
  • Other improvements are planned, including elevators and escalators designed to make it easier to get in and out.
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