elevator car


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elevator car

The load-carrying unit of an elevator, including its platform, car frame, enclosure, and door or gate.
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Elevator cars, for example, should automatically move to the nearest floor using a rechargeable battery to facilitate the safe evacuation of passengers.
The cop clashes with devoutly Catholic security guard Ramirez (Jacob Vargas), while in the elevator car, as the thickening air of fear and paranoia compels the stricken passengers to turn on one another.
I was riding in the elevator during a community inspection, when a resident suddenly entered the elevator car with the biggest python snake 1 have ever seen, wrapped around his body.
The combined weight of the elevator car and the counterweight presses the cables into the drive sheave grooves, providing traction as the sheave turns.
Most stunts are second-hand: the tram sequence and an escape from a plummeting elevator car both conjure fonder memories of Speed.
According to Tishman Construction executives, the hammer fell from a carpenter's tool belt and passed through a three-inch opening between the hoist elevator car the worker was in and the building.
Then they broke through a wall to reach the exterior door control, got on top of the elevator car, removed a ceiling access panel and lowered a folding attic ladder into the car.
But behind the scenes a lot of technical communication takes place between the elevator car, the controller at the top of the elevator shaft, and the call button you're patiently pushing in the lobby.
Nevertheless, dilative needs demand uninterrupted perfection of elevators on the basis of modern scientific and technical achievements in order to speed up the elevator car, to raise lifting capacity and passenger security.
At the beginning of the movie Speed, the meticulous and inexhaustible Dennis Hopper has planted bombs on an elevator in order to blow out the cable and brakes, and cause the crowded elevator car to plummet more than 40 stories to the basement.
The attacker followed her and raped her in the elevator car.
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