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Definition of elevator noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a machine that carries people or goods up and down to different levels in a building or a mine It's on the fifth floor, so we'd better take the elevator.
  2. 2a place for storing large quantities of grain
  3. 3a part in the tail of an aircraft that is moved to make it go up or down
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: elevator

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