Definition of 'escalator'
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Walk up stairs at work or in the shops instead of taking the lift or escalator. Beat Stress (1992)The motor car takes us to the shops where lifts and escalators save us climbing stairs. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)He wondered if the club would consider installing a lift or escalator. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you're standing behind said person on a staircase or an escalator, ditto. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'escalator'
British English: escalator /ˈɛskəˌleɪtə/ NOUN
An escalator is a moving staircase.
Take the escalator to the third floor.
- American English: escalator
- Arabic: سُلَّمٌ مُتَحَرِّك
- Brazilian Portuguese: escada rolante
- Chinese: 自动扶梯
- Croatian: pomične stube
- Czech: eskalátor
- Danish: rulletrappe
- Dutch: roltrap
- European Spanish: escalera mecánica
- Finnish: liukuportaat
- French: escalier roulant
- German: Rolltreppe
- Greek: κυλιόμενη σκάλα
- Italian: scala mobile
- Japanese: エスカレーター
- Korean: 에스컬레이터
- Norwegian: rulletrapp
- Polish: ruchome schody
- European Portuguese: escada rolante
- Romanian: scară rulantă
- Russian: эскалатор
- Spanish: escalera eléctrica
- Swedish: rulltrappa
- Thai: บันไดเลื่อน
- Turkish: yürüyen merdiven
- Ukrainian: ескалатор
- Vietnamese: thang cuốn
Definition of escalator from the Collins English Dictionary
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