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elevator

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈelɪveɪtər/
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 which can be used for taking goods off a ship, putting bags onto an aircraft, etc.: They place the bales onto an elevator that transports them to a shredding mill.
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