Definition of elevator:
- A building for elevating, storing, and discharging, grain.
- A cage or platform and the hoisting machinery in a hotel, warehouse, mine, etc., for conveying persons, goods, etc., to or from different floors or levels; - called in England a lift; the cage or platform itself.
- 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.
- A movable plane or group of planes used to control the altitude or fore- and- aft poise or inclination of an airship or flying machine.
- A muscle which serves to raise a part of the body, as the leg or the eye.
- An instrument for raising a depressed portion of a bone.
- One who, or that which, raises or lifts up anything
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She laughed a little to herself, watching him striding toward the elevator, then, closing the door, she stood still in the centre of the room, staring at her own reflection, full length, in the gilded pier- glass, her lips edged with a sneer so like Quarrier's that, the next moment she laughed aloud, imitating Quarrier's rare laugh from sheer perversity.- "The Fighting Chance", Robert W. Chambers.
- "Out of the Air", Inez Haynes Irwin.
- "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.