Origin of elevator
Examples from the Web for elevator
Contemporary Examples of 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
January 8, 2015
The figure enters the elevator and is then seen quickly leaving the mall, black cloth flapping behind it.Middle East Murder Mystery: Who Killed an American Teacher in Abu Dhabi?
December 3, 2014
At that meeting, Rice told the Commissioner that he had hit Mrs. Rice in the elevator.The $44 Million Teflon Don of the NFL
November 30, 2014
Det. Johnson left in an elevator and I found myself alone in the building, save two women in the dispatch center.The Disappearing Cops of East St. Louis
November 26, 2014
Yesterday, as I went up and down in the elevator, I could see men working there.Joseph Campbell on the Roots of Halloween
October 31, 2014
Historical Examples of elevator
If it was a case for her, the elevator would go up to the operating-room.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The machine from elevator to tail plane bristles in original points.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
The crowd is around the foot of the staircase waiting for the elevator.The Call of the Twentieth Century
David Starr Jordan
Once our vehicle entered an elevator and was let down a brief distance.
As I walked toward the elevator, I was painfully conscious of two ideas.
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.