Definition of moving staircase in English:
Another term for escalator.
- Tierney is uncertain why he is in New York, but admits that he is somehow drawn to ‘this world of moving staircases, electric eyes, efficient loud-speakers, like a moth to the bright light’.
- When the Metro was built moving staircases got preference over regular staircases because, engineers figured, they would transport passengers to and from trains more easily and evenly.
- Among the wonders taken in was the moving staircase found in one of the town's shopping centres, which one Indian athlete described as ‘most marvellous’.