moving stairway

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moving stairway a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
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Usage

In literature:

Then he turned and walked slowly back up the hall to the stairway like a man moving in his sleep.
"Soldiers of Fortune" by Richard Harding Davis
By leaning back on the rope I walked up the slope as easily as if it were a moving stairway.
"The Young Forester" by Zane Grey
He could not move when he saw his wife coming down the stairway in the hall.
"The March Family Trilogy, Complete" by William Dean Howells
We heard somebody move away from the door and turn the corner by the stairway.
"The King in Yellow" by Robert W. Chambers
Her back rested against the moving panel that led to the stairway in the wall.
"Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy" by Charles Major
The captain now turned and moved up the stairway.
"The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet" by Kenneth Ward
Suddenly, something moved above him, and looking up he saw a great giant standing on the stairway!
"The Olive Fairy Book" by Various
But Ilse Dumont, giving her a glance of contempt, moved calmly past the British agent to the head of the stairway.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
There were other girls in the passage then, all moving toward the stairway.
"Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall" by Alice B. Emerson
When the door to the narrow stairway was opened, Bet heard a queer scraping sound as if one of the old trunks had been moved.
"The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan" by Lizette M. Edholm
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In news:

Fans huddle along the stairways as the temperature drops as the rain moves through before the Los Angeles Angels vs the Texas Rangers major league baseball game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Saturday, September 29, 2012.
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