Definition of Extension ladder

1. Noun. A ladder whose length can be extended.

Specialized synonyms: Aerial Ladder
Generic synonyms: Ladder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extension Ladder

extension agent
extension block
extension bridge
extension cable
extension cables
extension cord
extension course
extension form
extension ladder (current term)
extension phone
extension service
extensional definition
extensive form game

Literary usage of Extension ladder

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1. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1907)
"In an action by a painter against a contractor employing him, for personal injuries from a fall caused by the breaking of an extension ladder used as a ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... a portable extension ladder A,nd jumping sheet, a life-saving chute, ... two petroleum torches each, an extension ladder (15 metres long) and come spare ..."

3. The Ohio Nisi Prius Reports by Ohio Courts (1917)
"In this case the plaintiff says that one part of the double- section extension ladder was resting upon the eaves, and adjoining to and close to the chimney ..."

4. Annual Reports by Detroit (Mich, Detroit (Mich.) (1910)
"Carries the following apparatus: One extension ladder 60 feet, two 35- foot ladders, one ladder 30 feet, one 25 feet, one 20 feet, one 18 feet, one 16 feet, ..."

5. Official History of the Fire Department of the City of Baltimore: Together by Clarence H. Forrest (1898)
"This piece of apparatus carried seven ladders, ranging from eight to 40 feet in length, and an extension ladder fastened to a turn table on the forward part ..."

6. The Insurance Year Book by Spectator insurance yearbook (1894)
"Fire department—1 hand engine, 1 chemical engine, 1 hose carriage, 1 extension ladder; hose, cotton gootl 400 ft; value of flre department equipment $1000; ..."

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