Translation of elevator in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈeləveɪtər; ˈelɪveɪtə(r)/


  • 1 1.1 (for passengers) (AmE) ascensor (m), elevador (m) (Méx) to take the elevator tomar el ascensor or (Méx) el elevador
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    • As they passed the elevators, he pressed a button.
    • I walk down the hall to the bank of elevators, and press the up arrow.
    • I headed on ahead of Kyle and stopped at the elevators, pressing a button.
    1.2 (for goods) elevador (m), montacargas (m)
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    • This was put to use every autumn to power the large and venerable threshing machine, with its elevator and shaking, riddling sieves.
    • The only visible parts of the underground area were the ten elevators for the machines.
    • The grain elevators located along the tracks unload 110 train carloads at a time, or a little over 20 million pounds of corn.
  • 2 (granary) elevador (m) de granos
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    • This scenery gives way to industrial buildings and giant grain elevators.
    • The company also tore down an elevator to build its new fertilizer plant.
    • The elevator was used to store grain which came to Montréal by rail and departed by sea.
  • 3 [Aviat] timón (m) de profundidad
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    • The flight data recorder indicated that the flight crew performed a control check of the elevators.
    • The ailerons are a much simpler control than the elevator.
    • Firing the various thrusters in brief bursts, Brett slowed the rotating motion of the elevator around its axis.

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