stairlift

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stairlift

(ˈstɛəˌlɪft)
n
(General Engineering) a mechanical device with a seat for carrying an elderly or infirm person up a flight of stairs
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stairlift

stair lift [ˈstɛərlɪft] nmonte-escaliers m inv
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One of the world's biggest manufacturers of escalators and elevators, ThyssenKrupp bought Lift Able in March, 2008, spying an opportunity to expand its UK operations and strengthen its presence in a mature UK market Lift Able was one of Europe's five largest manufacturers of straight stair-lifts, with a turnover of more than pounds 10m when it was sold in March 2008.