moving stairway


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Noun1.moving stairway - a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating beltmoving stairway - 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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"Thirty others are seriously hurt in a tangle of bruised and broken bodies - a slip on the steep moving stairway has led to this tragedy.
The moving stairway elevated passengers on a conveyor belt at a 25-degree angle and traveled only 7 ft.
This can happen when a trade name is appropriated by society to refer to all goods in a category--for example, a moving stairway is commonly called "escalator," which was once a trade name.
We were treated to an incredibly moving Stairway to Heaven and then Metallica's Orion, which was far more entertaining than watching the recent Glastonbury headliners themselves and at one point I expected to see smoke rising from Rodrigo's guitar.