Meaning of ELEVATOR in English
/ ˈelɪveɪtə(r); NAmE / noun
( NAmE ) = lift (1):
It's on the fifth floor, so we'd better take the elevator.
a place for storing large quantities of grain
a part in the tail of an aircraft that is moved to make it go up or down
—picture at plane
mid 17th cent. (denoting a muscle): modern Latin , from Latin elevare raise; in later use directly from elevate .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005