Examples from the Web for elevator
Everybody is trapped in an elevator together and tempers run a little hot.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At that meeting, Rice told the Commissioner that he had hit Mrs. Rice in the elevator.
Det. Johnson left in an elevator and I found myself alone in the building, save two women in the dispatch center.
Yesterday, as I went up and down in the elevator, I could see men working there.
Just the other day, the employee watched another mother freak out after her daughter licked some of the buttons in an elevator.
Of the changes to be observed, the most interesting concern the elevator and rear-rudder.The Aeroplane|Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
He was about to press the elevator button, but he did not like to present himself gory to the elevator-boy.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
It was my felicity to catch a grain steamer and an elevator emptying that same steamer.American Notes|Rudyard Kipling
At a quarter to eleven Herbert Bayliss emerged from the elevator.Kent Knowles: Quahaug|Joseph C. Lincoln
The elevator went down, and Bob Moore left the car to return to his book.In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for elevator
Word Origin and History for elevator
1640s, originally of muscles, from Latin elevator, agent noun from past participle stem of elevare (see elevate). As a name for a mechanical lift (originally for grain) attested from 1787. Elevator music is attested by 1963. Elevator as a lift for shoes is from 1940.