HyperDic: escalator

English > 2 senses of the word escalator:
NOUNcommunicationescalator, escalator clausea clause in a contract that provides for an increase / increase / increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index)
artifactescalator, moving staircase, moving stairwaya stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
escalator > pronunciation
Soundseh'skahley.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > escalator: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA clause in a contract that provides for an increase / increase / increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index).
Synonymescalator clause
Broaderarticle, clauseA separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
English > escalator: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt.
Synonymsmoving staircase, moving stairway
Broaderstairway, staircaseA way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
Spanishescalera mecánica
Catalanescala mecànica

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