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Meaning of "hoistway" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOISTWAY

hoistway  [ˈhɔɪstˌweɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOISTWAY

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hoistway is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOISTWAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hoistway

Elevator

An elevator is a type of vertical transport equipment that efficiently moves people or goods between floors of a building, vessel, or other structure. Elevators are generally powered by electric motors that either drive traction cables or counterweight systems like a hoist, or pump hydraulic fluid to raise a cylindrical piston like a jack. In agriculture and manufacturing, an elevator is any type of conveyor device used to lift materials in a continuous stream into bins or silos. Several types exist, such as the chain and bucket bucket elevator, grain auger screw conveyor using the principle of Archimedes' screw, or the chain and paddles or forks of hay elevators. Languages other than English may have loanwords based on either elevator or lift. Elevator lobby at the Forest Glen Washington Metro station in Silver Spring, Maryland Because of wheelchair access laws, elevators are often a legal requirement in new multistory buildings, especially where wheelchair ramps would be impractical.

Definition of hoistway in the English dictionary

The definition of hoistway in the dictionary is a shaft for a hoist or a lift.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOISTWAY


anyway
ˈɛnɪˌweɪ
beltway
ˈbɛltˌweɪ
Broadway
ˈbrɔːdˌweɪ
cartway
ˈkɑːtˌweɪ
castaway
ˈkɑːstəˌweɪ
Conway
ˈkɒnˌweɪ
footway
ˈfʊtˌweɪ
gateway
ˈɡeɪtˌweɪ
giveaway
ˈɡɪvəˌweɪ
highway
ˈhaɪˌweɪ
midway
ˈmɪdˌweɪ
Norway
ˈnɔːˌweɪ
parkway
ˈpɑːkˌweɪ
partway
ˈpɑːtˌweɪ
railway
ˈreɪlˌweɪ
routeway
ˈruːtˌweɪ
runway
ˈrʌnˌweɪ
straightway
ˈstreɪtˌweɪ
subway
ˈsʌbˌweɪ
thoughtway
ˈθɔːtˌweɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOISTWAY

hoi polloi
hoick
hoicks
hoiden
hoidenish
hoidenishness
hoisin
hoist
hoist with one´s own petard
hoister
hoistman
hoity-toity
hojatoleslam
hojatolislam
hoka
hoke
hokey
hokey cokey
hokey-pokey
hokeyness

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOISTWAY

away
by the way
driveway
get away
getaway
go away
in a bad way
in a way
in no way
jetway
no way
once and away
one-way
Otway
out of the way
out-of-the-way
right away
the way
two-way
way

Synonyms and antonyms of hoistway in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hoistway» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOISTWAY

Find out the translation of hoistway to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hoistway from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hoistway» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

井道
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hueco de ascensor
570 millions of speakers

English

hoistway
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hoistway
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آبار المصاعد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шахты
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hoistway
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hoistway
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hoistway
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schacht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

昇降路
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

승강로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hoistway
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoistway
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hoistway
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उंचवटा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

asansör boşluğu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vano di corsa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szybu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шахти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

canalul de ridicare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φρεατίου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoistway
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hisschaktet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hoistway
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hoistway

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOISTWAY»

The term «hoistway» is normally little used and occupies the 127.111 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOISTWAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hoistway

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOISTWAY»

Discover the use of hoistway in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hoistway and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Vertical Transportation Handbook
(50 mm) should be provided between the rear of the platform and the back wall of the hoistway. Doors. The width of the clear opening of hoistway doors is directly related to the available clear width of the hoistway. Single-slide and ...
George R. Strakosch, Robert S. Caporale, 2010
2
Electrical Installation and Inspection
Bonding of elevator rails (car and counterweight) to a lightning protection system, grounding down conductor shall be permitted, but the lightning protection down conductor cannot be located within the hoistway and elevator rails cannot be ...
Charles M. Trout, 2001
3
Architectural Graphic Standards
Components of an elevator system include a hoistway, a machine room, an elevator car, and waiting lobbies for passenger, equipment or freight loading. HOISTWAY The hoistway is an open vertical shaft for the travel of one or more elevator ...
Andy Pressman, American Institute of Architects, 2007
4
Elevator and Escalator Rescue: A Comprehensive Guide
Even when a hoistway door is in its closed and locked position, firefighters must remember that the hoistway is just on the other side.The hoistway door is attached at the top to the hoistway wall and also has gibs attached to the bottom of the ...
Theodore Lee Jarboe, John J. O'Donoghue, 2007
5
Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture, ...
These are shown in Photo 24.2. The basic components of the two types of elevator systems are shown in Figure 24.1. The elevator car moves vertically in a hoistway, which is the shaft-like space in which the elevator travels. It is enclosed by ...
Frank Dagostino, Joseph B. Wujek, 2009
6
Fire Department Special Operations
straddle the opening between the car and hoistway. If it is necessary to assist anyone out of the car, place a rescuer into the car to work from inside. People have been decapitated by straddling the car opening when the car suddenly moved on ...
John Norman, 2009
7
Safety Meetings Fifth Ed.: A Supervisor's Guide Based on the ...
Instruct employees to read pages 67-69 of the Elevator Industry Field Employees' Safety Handbook (2010 edition) as shown below. Section 8 HOISTWAYS AND MACHINE ROOMS (continued) 8.3 Hoistway Screening Where an elevator is ...
8
Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential ...
BUILDING CHARACTERISTICS affect elevator selection by establishing the building height (distance of elevator travel) and hoistway location. In private residences, the elevator may occupy a tier of closets, an exterior shaft, a room corner, or a ...
Janet Rumbarger, Richard Vitullo, 2003
9
Architectural Graphic Standards: Student Edition
To the extent that vertical conveyance equipment permits high-rise building designs, they may also impact site planning and building utilization. ELEVATOR Components of an elevator system include a hoistway, a machine room, an elevator ...
Charles George Ramsey, Harold Reeve Sleeper, Bruce Bassler, 2011
10
Elevator Mechanical Design
If the hoistway is required to contribute to the protection of the building against the spread of fire, it must be totally enclosed by solid walls, floor and ceiling. If not , the hoistway must be provided with walls of a minimum height of 2.5 m above any ...
Lubomír Janovský, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOISTWAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hoistway is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Phoenix Modular Elevator Helps Seven-Story Brooklyn School with …
The mechanisms that moves the elevator car reside at the top of the shaft or hoistway instead of in a separate room located in the building. «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
2
NEW INFORMATION: Restaurant where woman was killed agrees to …
A report from OSHA said the food elevator at the business "was not equipped with mechanical locks and electric contacts on the hoistway ... «WEAU, Jun 15»
3
OSHA fines WingDam $7K for dumbwaiter
"Employees operated a dumbwaiter (food elevator) system that was not equipped with mechanical locks and electric contacts on the hoistway ... «Winona Post, Jun 15»
4
Fountain City restaurant cited in death of WSU student
... employees operated a dumbwaiter (food elevator) system that was not equipped with mechanical locks and electric contacts on the hoistway ... «Winona Daily News, May 15»
5
OSHA fines bar where Winona State student died
... employees operated a dumbwaiter (food elevator) system that was not equipped with mechanical locks and electric contacts on the hoistway ... «Post-Bulletin, May 15»
6
New Schindler 5500 Machine Room-Less Elevator Brings Flexibility …
Schindler 5500 comes standard with a large array of design choices and flexibility in hoistway configurations, delivering freedom of design to ... «Business Wire, Apr 15»
7
Considering a Counterintuitive Path to Escape a Fire: The Elevator
... automatically to the main floor and be taken out of passenger service if smoke was detected in an elevator hoistway, lobby or machine room, ... «New York Times, Mar 15»
8
Otis Elevator complaint blames contractors in Fenway fall
Her lawyers allege that the cause of the fall was an improperly maintained elevator hoistway, or outer door that gave way when Scotland, then ... «Boston Globe, Feb 15»
9
Alteration Projects in Occupied High-Rise Buildings
A stairwell or elevator hoistway may be upgraded or removed (photo 1) and relocated during various construction phases. Relay these ... «FireEngineering.com, Jan 15»
10
KONE to equip the new Paris Law Courts complex
The KONE JumpLift solution uses the building`s permanent hoistway for construction time use, putting completed floors into action while ... «Yahoo Finance UK, Jan 15»

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