escalator

Part of speech: noun

A moving stairway.

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Usage examples "escalator":

  1. Through a hall, down an escalator, down, down, to the center of the ship. - "The Star Lord", Boyd Ellanby.
  2. He hopped clumsily onto the escalator, clutched the moving guard rail to either side, then shut his eyes as the steps went over the edge and became what felt like vertical. - "The Creature from Cleveland Depths", Fritz Reuter Leiber.
  3. Smoothly the escalator drew them downward. - "Tarrano the Conqueror", Raymond King Cummings.