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moving sidewalk

noun
1.
a moving surface, similar to a conveyor belt, for carrying pedestrians.
Origin of moving sidewalk
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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Historical Examples
  • Always that moving sidewalk of questions—that dull, eager stream of consciousness sweeping by.

    Crowds Gerald Stanley Lee
  • This arrangement would make the book what might be called a moving sidewalk of Truth.

    Crowds Gerald Stanley Lee
  • The northbound traffic was heaviest at this hour and the moving sidewalk bands were jammed to their capacity.

  • Bart remembered it, five years later, as he got off the strip of moving sidewalk.

    The Colors of Space Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • The tapis roulant (moving sidewalk) is a very good scheme, as it takes you to every point.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • There was a low buzz of marveling conversation as we made our way onto the moving sidewalk.

Contemporary definitions for moving sidewalk
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