Elevator

A mechanical device consisting of small buckets attached to a carrying chain. This raises the aggregate vertically to the height required. If the aggregate is hot from a dryer it is known as a 'Hot Elevator'.

Elevator

An elevator (lift in British English) is a type of vertical transport equipment that efficiently moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure. Elevators are generally powered by electric motors that either drive traction cables or counterweight systems like a hoist, or pump hydraulic fluid to raise...
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Elevator

• (n.) A mechanical contrivance, usually an endless belt or chain with a series of scoops or buckets, for transferring grain to an upper loft for storage. • (n.) An instrument for raising a depressed portion of a bone. • (n.) A building for elevating, storing, and discharging, grain. • (n.) One who, or that which, raises or lift...
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elevator

(from the article `airplane`) ...and the aircraft`s direction and attitude by means of flight controls. Conventional flight controls consist of a stick or wheel control column and ...
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elevator

lift noun 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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elevator

(muscle) Type: Term Synonyms: levator (muscle) of thyroid gland
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elevator

(muscle) Type: Term Synonyms: levator palpebrae superioris (muscle)
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elevator

(muscle) Type: Term Synonyms: levator scapulae (muscle)
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elevator

(muscle) Type: Term Synonyms: puboprostaticus (muscle)
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Elevator

[aeronautics] Elevators are flight control surfaces, usually at the rear of an aircraft, which control the aircraft`s longitudinal attitude by changing the pitch balance, and so also the angle of attack and the lift of the wing. The elevators are usually hinged to a fixed or adjustable rear surface, making as a whole a tailplane or horizont...
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Elevator

[Flo Rida song] `Elevator` is Flo Rida`s overall second single (after `Low`, which was from the soundtrack of the 2008 movie Step Up 2: The Streets), and the first single from Flo Rida`s debut album Mail on Sunday. It was produced by Timbaland, who also features on the track. The piano intro features a melody based on the Halloween theme by...
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Elevator

El'e·va`tor noun [ Latin , one who raises up, a deliverer: confer French élévateur .] One who, or that which, raises or lifts up anything ; as: (a) A mechanical contrivance, usually an endless belt or chain with a series of scoops or buckets, for transferring grain to an upper loft for s...
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elevator

A complex including storage facilities, computerized loading; inspection rooms and docks to load and unload dry bulk cargo such as grain or green coffee.
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Elevator

A control surface on the trailing edge of the horizontal stabilizer used to control the up or down movement of the airplane's nose. In some airplanes, the entire horizontal stabilizer can move, acting as the elevator. Movement of the elevator is controlled by either the control yoke or side stick. A trim system minimizes the force needed to hold th...
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Elevator

A horizontal, movable control surface on the tail of an airplane that changes its pitch and therefore, angle of attack.
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Elevator

A horizontal, movable control surface on the tail of an airplane that changes its pitch and therefor
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Elevator

A tall warehouse facility that uses vertical conveyors to raise or elevate grain, generally owned pr
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elevator

car that moves in a vertical shaft to carry passengers or freight between the levels of a multistory building. Most modern elevators are propelled by ... [12 related articles]
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Elevator

Control surface hinged to the trailing edge of the tailplane to provide longitudinal control. By raising the elevators the tail is depressed and the nose raised, and vice versa.
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elevator

elevator 1. A 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. 2. A storehouse for grain, equipped with a mechanism for taking in, lifting, and discharging the grain. 3. A machine with scoops or similar devices for hoisting ...
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elevator

elevator, in aviation: see airplane.
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elevator

elevator, in machinery, device for transporting people or goods from one level to another. The term is applied to the enclosed structures as well as the open platforms used to provide vertical transportation in buildings, large ships, and mines; it is also applied to devices consisting of a continuo...
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Elevator

lift
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Elevator

Movable control surface, attached to the trailing edge of an aircraft tailplane to control pitching movements. See also: Aileron, Canard, Elevon, Rudder.
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elevator

On an aeroplane, the elevators are a control surface usually on the trailing edge of the horizontal stabilizer. The elevators are used to control pitch.
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