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Main Entry: el·e·va·tor
Pronunciation: primarystressel-schwa-secondarystressvamacrt-schwar
Function: noun
1 a : a continuous belt or chain conveyor for raising material b : a cage or platform and its hoisting machinery for carrying things or people to different levels c : a building for elevating, storing, unloading, and sometimes grinding grain -- called also grain elevator
2 : a movable device shaped like a wing that is usually attached to the tail of an airplane for producing motion up or down

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