Definition of Moving staircase

1. Noun. A stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt.

Exact synonyms: Escalator, Moving Stairway
Generic synonyms: Staircase, Stairway



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moving Staircase

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moving-picture show
moving average
moving company
moving expense
moving in
moving part
moving parts
moving picture
moving pictures
moving ramp
moving ridge
moving screen
moving spirit
moving spirits
moving staircase (current term)
moving stairway
moving the yardsticks
moving unit
moving units
moving van
moving walkway
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movingness
movings
moviola
moviolas
movlog
movlogs

Literary usage of Moving staircase

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Romance of Modern Mechanism: With Interesting Descriptions in Non by Archibald Williams (1907)
"... XXI A SELF-moving staircase A' the American Exhibition, held in the Crystal Palace in 1902, there was shown a staircase which, on payment of a penny, ..."

2. Modern Illuminants and Illuminating Engineering by Leon Gaster, John Stewart Dow (1915)
"The lighting of the escalator (moving staircase) also presents a special problem, ... At the similar moving staircase at Liverpool Street station, ..."

3. Modern Illuminants and Illuminating Engineering by Leon Gaster, John Stewart Dow (1915)
"The lighting of the escalator (moving staircase) also presents a special problem, ... At the similar moving staircase at Liverpool Street station, ..."

4. The Technical World (1904)
"The moving staircase is an invention now in use in many large stores and other buildings. It is really an inclined floor, moving upon a series of small ..."

5. Business Organization and Administration by Jacob Anton DeHaas (1920)
"The arguments against the other means of traveling are that an inclined walk is too fatiguing for customers, and the moving staircase requires a certain ..."

6. The Romance of Modern Mechanism: With Interesting Descriptions in Non by Archibald Williams (1907)
"... XXI A SELF-moving staircase A' the American Exhibition, held in the Crystal Palace in 1902, there was shown a staircase which, on payment of a penny, ..."

7. Modern Illuminants and Illuminating Engineering by Leon Gaster, John Stewart Dow (1915)
"The lighting of the escalator (moving staircase) also presents a special problem, ... At the similar moving staircase at Liverpool Street station, ..."

8. Modern Illuminants and Illuminating Engineering by Leon Gaster, John Stewart Dow (1915)
"The lighting of the escalator (moving staircase) also presents a special problem, ... At the similar moving staircase at Liverpool Street station, ..."

9. The Technical World (1904)
"The moving staircase is an invention now in use in many large stores and other buildings. It is really an inclined floor, moving upon a series of small ..."

10. Business Organization and Administration by Jacob Anton DeHaas (1920)
"The arguments against the other means of traveling are that an inclined walk is too fatiguing for customers, and the moving staircase requires a certain ..."

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