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|part of speech:
||a machine which raises or lifts, esp. a platform or enclosure in a vertical shaft, with its equipment and parts, used to raise and lower people or goods from one level to another in a building.
- similar words:
- hoist, lift
||a grain storage structure equipped to lift and pour out grain; grain elevator.
||in aircraft, a hinged movable horizontal surface whose position is altered to produce up or down movement of the craft.
The word elevator
contains the following part:
that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix -ator
turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns. It is a compound of -ate + -or.