Paternoster

A paternoster (ər, -, or -) or paternoster lift is a passenger elevator which consists of a chain of open compartments (each usually designed for two persons) that move slowly in a loop up and down inside a building without stopping. Passengers can step on or off at any floor they like. The same technique is also used for filing cabinets to store...
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paternoster

[n] - (Roman Catholic) the Lord`s Prayer in Latin 2. [n] - (British) a type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in a loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor
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Paternoster

• (n.) An elevator of an inclined endless traveling chain or belt bearing buckets or shelves which ascend on one side loaded, and empty themselves at the top. • (n.) A beadlike ornament in moldings. • (n.) The Lord`s prayer, so called from the first two words of the Latin version. • (n.) A line with a row of hooks and bead/shape...
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paternoster

noun a type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in a loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor
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Paternoster

[rock] This is for players of the `Tacoma Tigers` minor league baseball team, who played in the Pacific Northwest League from 1898-1902, Pacific National League in 1903, Pacific Coast League in 1905, Northwestern League from 1906-1917, Pacific Coast International League in 1918 and 1920-1921, Northwest International League in 1919 and Weste...
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Paternoster

Pa'ter·nos`ter noun [ Latin , Our Father.] 1. The Lord's prayer, so called from the first two words of the Latin version. 2. (Architecture) A beadlike ornament in moldings. 3. (Angling) A line with a row of hooks and bead...shaped sinkers. Paternoster pump
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paternoster

1. The Lord's prayer, so called from the first two words of the Latin version. ... 2. A beadlike ornament in moldings. ... 3. A line with a row of hooks and beadshaped sinkers. Paternoster pump, Paternoster wheel, a chain pump; a noria. Paternoster while, the space of time required for repeating a paternoster. ... Origin: L, Our Father. ... Source:...
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Paternoster

In architecture a paternoster is a beadlike ornament in mouldings.
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Paternoster

In the Roman Catholic Church, the Lord's Prayer. The opening words of the Latin version are Pater noster. ...
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Paternoster

Paternoster is Latin for Our father
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paternoster

paternoster: see Lord's Prayer.
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