power elevator

power elevator

An elevator whose motion is driven by the application of a mechanical force other than that supplied by hand or gravity.
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The disaster showed that--more than an inconvenience--losing power is life threatening to those who need electricity to power elevators, mobility devices, medical equipment, and refrigeration for medicine.
Most generators are considered inadequate to power elevators, air-conditioning, room lights, and complex life-support equipment.

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