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- a moving stairway consisting of treads linked in an endless belt, used in department stores, subway stations, etc.
- escalator clause
Origin: coined as a trademark (1895) ; from escala(de) plush -tor, as inch(es) (eleva)tor
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- A moving stairway consisting of steps attached to a continuously circulating belt.
- An escalator clause.
Origin: Originally a trademark.