Definition of Otis, Elisha Graves in English:

Otis, Elisha Graves

Line breaks: Eli¦sha Graves Otis
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊtɪs
 
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( 1811–61), American inventor and manufacturer. He produced the first efficient elevator with a safety device in 1852.

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Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something