Definition of travelator in English:


Line breaks: trav¦el|ator
Pronunciation: /ˈtravəleɪtə
(also travolator, trademark Trav-o-lator)


A moving walkway, typically at an airport.
More example sentences
  • An attractive feature of the terminal is an inclined travelator (moving pavement), the first on the continent, which functions like a massive elevator.
  • The hero is seen running on an airport travelator.
  • The multi-storey car park will feature ground, first, second and roof level parking along with a travelator, stairwells, road ramps and lift servicing all floor levels.


1950s: from travel, suggested by escalator.

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