travelator


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travelator

(ˈtrævəˌleɪtə) or

travolator

n
a moving pavement for transporting pedestrians, as in a shopping precinct or an airport
[C20: coined on the model of escalator]
Translations
travolator

travelator

[ˈtrævəleɪtəʳ] N (US) → cinta f transbordadora, pasillo m móvil

travelator

nRollband nt, → Fahrband nt

travelator

[ˈtrævəˌleɪtəʳ] n (Brit) → tapis roulant m inv
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Hair gels and suchlike are situated on the first floor of this establishment, and accessed by a travelator on a steep slope, shopping trolleys being tricky to accommodate on conventional escalators, as anybody who has ever gone to town on a Saturday with a pushchair will tell you.
I stepped on to the steep travelator, and gripped the moving handrail, and all was fine until about halfway up, when I had to release the handrail to answer a text message about nothing.
1960: Bank Underground station in London opened the first travelator, or "moving pavement", in Europe.
VLADIMIR Putin launched 90 degrees off Bigheads' travelator by a giant flying microphone.
1960: Bank Underground station in London |opened the first travelator, or "moving pavement", in Europe.
She will commentate as members of the public battle it out on a giant assault course - complete with giant catapult and travelator - to win prizes suspended above them.
He said: " Upon interrogation, the official denied he had spoken to her by leaving his desk or followed her on the travelator in the transfer area.
An advanced Travelator facility has also been arranged inside the hypermarket, which is adjacent to a proposed station of the Doha Metro," the official said.
You could have spent a tiny fraction of the money now being spent linking Snow Hill and New Street stations with trams, on a simple travelator (or moving pavement) to help bridge the distance for passengers travelling between Moor Street and New Street Stations.
To a chorus of cheers and public-address announcements about the dangers of running down an escalator that is moving in the opposite direction, these hearty souls do their best to conquer the travelator for the prize of hero worship from their fellow arrers devotees and a flea in their ear from an employee of London Underground.
It will also be directly linked to the Dubai Metro and The Dubai Mall using an air-conditioned travelator.