elevator shaft

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Noun1.elevator shaft - a vertical shaft in a building to permit the passage of an elevator from floor to floorelevator shaft - a vertical shaft in a building to permit the passage of an elevator from floor to floor
shaft - a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
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A policeman, chewing stolidly, nodded toward an elevator shaft, and other policemen nodded him further on to the office of the district attorney.
With 1 000 kg / 12 persons: - the elevator shaft, As well as the engine room are stock and remain unchanged, - the stops are located on both sides of the shaft, - the lift is extended by one stop, The drive is located in the engine room below next to the shaft, - the lift is completely modernized with the exception of the guide rails and adapted to the current state of the art, - the lift should be completely barrier-free.
Multi's rope-free system also liberates architects and developers' concerns about elevator shaft height and vertical alignment.
Because they are a complete elevator and hoistway, they are very useful for construction in colder climates where it is not practical to stick build an elevator shaft due to shifts in weather conditions.
Just recently, an eight-month-old toddler died when she fell down an open elevator shaft with her grandmother from the sixth floor of a residence in Male.
Rope-less design means multiple cabs can be operated in one elevator shaft, increasing transportation capacity by up to 50 percent while reducing the elevator footprint in a building by half.
Changes in the elevator shaft geometry and the presence of exhaust fans influence not only the smoke movement via the elevator shafts but also the amount of smoke transported by the fire-escape stairwells.
MERSyN (CyHAN)- A Syrian woman living in the southern province of Mersin fell from an elevator shaft when she did not notice cage.
A man died after falling down an elevator shaft in Sofia Saturday night, according to the Sofia Interior Ministry Directorate.
BOSTON -- Police and state inspectors are examining whether one or both doors of an elevator at Boston's Fenway Park opened before a woman plunged two stories down an elevator shaft after a game, officials said Saturday.
He was with his mother and three siblings but became separated from his family on the first floor of the building and was trapped in the elevator shaft.
5m high rail alongside an elevator shaft at the centre of the mall and jumped, he landed on a plastic-and-glass cosmetics stand.