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moving sidewalk

n.
A conveyor for transporting pedestrians along a level passageway.
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Nagoya [Japan], July 21 (ANI): Going down a long moving sidewalk inside Japan's Chubu Centrair International Airport, visitors can see an adjoining building with a huge picture of an aeroplane.
On the moving sidewalk at the Vatican Pavilion, New York City World's Fair, i964, I passed The Pietia and was changed forever, Seeing how very much younger Mary was than was Her murdered son.
It is set up high on a wall, near a moving sidewalk, going both ways, so pilgrims can stand on the "sidewalk" and look at the image.
These visitors, also from all over the world, saw such wonders as a moving sidewalk, wireless telegraphy and a moving staircase called an "escalator."
For me, the most moving essay in the book is "The Moving Sidewalk," a personal reminiscence of the poet's childhood in the South Bronx which gradually modulates into a brilliant discussion of poetry as a counter-force in the shaping of identity.
The Guggenheim's exhibit of works relating to the Paris 1900 Exposition in 2000 elicits a response to "mobilised visuality--the lateral views of the exhibition grounds from the moving sidewalk, and the ascending views and aerial vistas produced from the elevator's ascension of the Eiffel Tower" and the way cinema "emerged as an apparatus that combined these mobilised and virtual visualities" (263) in Ann Friedberg's "Trottoir Roulant: The Cinema and New Mobilities of Spectatorship." J.A.
* Transportation: A "moving sidewalk" is studied for use in shopping areas to accommodate people with disabilities.
The most ambitious of these works is the kilometer-long Lichtweg (Light path), 1992, a strip of colored neon that runs parallel to the moving sidewalk connecting the terminals at Munich's Franz-Joseph-Strauss Airport.
Like a busy escalator at a department store, a moving sidewalk carries pilgrims past the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the basilica in Mexico City.
Resembling a moving sidewalk, the skillet is a work platform on which the worker and car ride at 14 ft/min.
A strip of sticky flypaper moves in a loop over the surface of the unit, much like a treadmill or moving sidewalk.
The carrier invested CAD12m in the new concourse, which features self-service ITMs, easy-to-read plasma screens, a large Board Room, a moving sidewalk and new baggage belts more than one mile in length.