moving staircase

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moving staircase

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moving stairway

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(Mechanical Engineering) less common terms for escalator1
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Noun1.moving staircase - a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating beltmoving staircase - a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
staircase, stairway - a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
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This documentary examines people's darkest fears surrounding escalators by taking a look at some of the catastrophes involving the moving staircases and hearing from those who have been victims of accidents.
Purchasing several adjoining late medieval and Renaissance properties in the Oltrarno, Bardini literally deconstructed and rebuilt them, moving staircases, and other architectural elements, into what he envisaged as the optimum showcase for the art.