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Otis, Elisha Graves,

1811–61, American inventor, b. Halifax, Vt. From his invention (1852) of an automatic safety device to prevent the fall of hoisting machinery he developed the first passenger elevator (1857). The invention of the elevator was of great importance to architecture because it permitted the building of skyscrapers.
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Creative-industry jobs in the Los Angeles area are a top driver in the local economy, surpassing tourism and international trade, according to a report released today by the Otis College of Art and Design.
Otis is a tall, semidwarf cultivar, with lax, tapering, inclined curved heads with white awns and white glumes that are long in length, wide in width with narrow, acuminate shoulders, and narrow beaks.
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He's in the middle of a tour with Otis Lee Crenshaw and his band The Black Liars, a tour which brings him back to Liverpool's Neptune Theatre next Wednesday.
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But it was Elisha Otis, cutting the rope on his lift with his sabre for a fee of $100 at the New York World's Fair of 1854 that started the modern lift industry and enabled city buildings to rise above four storeys.
The late soul singer Otis Redding's hit song "Sittin' on The Dock of the Bay" was his biggest hit, and it was also his last recording.
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