Meaning of ELEVATOR in English

ELEVATOR

/ ˈelɪveɪtə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

( NAmE ) = lift (1):

It's on the fifth floor, so we'd better take the elevator.

2.

a place for storing large quantities of grain

3.

a part in the tail of an aircraft that is moved to make it go up or down

—picture at plane

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WORD ORIGIN

mid 17th cent. (denoting a muscle): modern Latin , from Latin elevare raise; in later use directly from elevate .

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