Elevator

  • 1 Elevator [1] — Elevator, gebräuchlicher Ausdruck 1. für eine besondere Art von Aufzügen in Hotels, Waren , Geschäftshäusern u.s.w. (s. Aufzüge); 2. speziell für Hunt Pohligsche Löschvorrichtungen; 3. für Becher , Paternoster und Schöpfwerke; 4. pneumatischer… …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 2 Elevator [2] — Elevator (Bd. 3, S. 429); s.a. Aufzug, Bagger, Druckluftförderer und Silospeicher. Für den senkrechten Nahtransport von Schüttgut, d.h. zum Heben von mehlförmigen, körnigen und auch grobstückigen Stoffen (bis Faustgröße) auf verhältnismäßig… …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 3 Elevator — El e*va tor, n. [L., one who raises up, a deliverer: cf. F. [ e]l[ e]vateur.] 1. One who, or that which, raises or lifts up anything. [1913 Webster] 2. A mechanical contrivance, usually an endless belt or chain with a series of scoops or buckets …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Elevator — (lat.), Vorrichtung nach Art der Paternosterwerke (s. d.) zum Heben von lockerm, körnigem Material. Um zwei Räder a1 u. a2 (Fig. 1, S. 704) ist eine endlose Kette b, b geschlungen, die Becher c trägt. Das untere Rad a2 geht in einem Troge d, dem… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 Elevator — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Elevator» Sencillo de Flo Rida featuring Timbaland del álbum Mail on Sunday Publicación …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 6 elevator — 1640s, originally of muscles, from L. elevator, agent noun from pp. stem of elevare (see ELEVATE (Cf. elevate)). As a name for a mechanical lift (originally for grain) attested from 1787. Elevator music is attested by 1963. Elevator as a lift for …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 elevator — UK US /ˈelɪveɪtər/ noun [C] ► US (UK lift) WORKPLACE a small room in a tall building which carries people or goods up and down to different levels of the building: » I took the elevator to her office on the fourteenth floor. ► a moving strip… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 élévator — ● élévator nom masculin (anglais elevator) Réservoir à grain, formé d une série de silos dans lesquels le grain est constamment tenu en mouvement et aéré par des appareils transporteurs et élévateurs …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 9 elevator — elèvātor (elevȃtor) m DEFINICIJA 1. tehn. a. okomiti ili kosi transporter za rasuti komadni materijal b. pokretne stepenice (u javnim zgradama, robnim kućama i sl.); eskalator 2. med. instrument koji služi za podizanje očnog kapka 3. visinsko… …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 10 elevator — [el′ə vāt΄ər] n. [LL(Ec), one who raises up, a deliverer: see ELEVATE] 1. a person or thing that raises or lifts up ☆ 2. a platform, cage, or boxlike structure suspended by motor operated cables, for hoisting or lowering people or things, as in a …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Elevator — Elevātor (lat.), Aufzüge aller Art, insbes. Maschinen mit becher oder kübelförmigen Fördergefäßen auf endlosen, über zwei Wellen gespannten Ketten …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 elevator — is the word used in AmE and sometimes elsewhere for what in BrE is called lift. However, Americans as well as Britons use the word ski lift for the device that carries skiers up a slope …

    Modern English usage

  • 13 elevator — [n] lift conveyor, dumbwaiter, escala tor, hoist; concept 196 …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 elevator — ► NOUN 1) N. Amer. a platform or compartment housed in a shaft for raising and lowering people or things. 2) a machine consisting of an endless belt with scoops attached, used for raising grain. 3) N. Amer. a tall building used for storing grain …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Elevator — For other uses, see Elevator (disambiguation). A set of lifts in the lower level of a London Underground station. The arrows indicate each elevator s position and direction of travel …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 elevator — /el euh vay teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that elevates or raises. 2. a moving platform or cage for carrying passengers or freight from one level to another, as in a building. 3. any of various mechanical devices for raising objects or… …

    Universalium

  • 17 elevator — n. (AE for 1 6; BE has lift) device for raising and lowering people and freight 1) to operate an elevator (an elevator operator operates an elevator) 2) to take an elevator (we took the elevator to the tenth floor) 3) a down; express; self… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 elevator — noun (AmE) ⇨ See also ↑lift ADJECTIVE ▪ glass ▪ express, high speed ▪ creaky ▪ We took a creaky old elevator up to the third floor …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 elevator — ELEVÁTOR1, elevatoare, s.n. 1. Instalaţie care serveşte la transportarea materialelor (grele) pe direcţie verticală sau aproape verticală şi pe distanţe relativ mici. 2. Unealtă cu care se prind şi se manevrează prăjinile de foraj, burlanele etc …

    Dicționar Român

  • 20 elevator — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lift; granary, silo. See elevation, store. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Machine for lifting] Syn. lift, escalator, conveyor, endless belt, endless chain, buckets, elevator stack, chairlift, aerial tramway,… …

    English dictionary for students


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