Definitions

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  • n. A moving walkway; a slow conveyor belt that transports people horizontally or on an incline in a similar manner to an escalator.

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Examples

  • The river can be fast, so a few strokes every so often are enough for you to be carried along on this liquid travelator.

    Urban swimming in Switzerland

  • It's as if Palin has hopped off the travelator of time in his mid-thirties and hopped backed on again, 32 years later.

    TV review: Holy Flying Circus; Paul Merton's Adventures; Kirstie's Handmade Britain

  • Passengers from New York walk on a travelator as they arrive at Terminal 3.

    First Flight Lands at Delhi's T3

  • The sight of a nervy England replacement bouncing down the travelator at Heathrow on the TV news, a rather appropriately named "coffin" in hand, became a common sight in each series.

    Pakistan hopes pinned on Mohammad Yousuf riding to rescue in third Test

  • The only way the MCB can be moving in the right direction is if it is moving along the travelator to the departure lounge for its flight out of Britain.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Let's hope so, because Hulk Hogan is set to start hosting American Gladiators soon, and we don't really want to be subjected to the pitiful sight of Hulk Hogan, all red-eyed and drunk, fitfully running halfway up the backwards travelator thing while unsuccessfully trying to tear off his T-shirt on live TV in an ill-judged attempt to prove to his wife that he's still as much of a man as he's always been.

    Hulk Hogan’s Wife Wants Half Of Everything In Divorce

  • Nikita liked it so much that we got right back on the travelator for a second trip through the tunnel.

    Singapore

  • Next, we caught a flat travelator that takes you through an 83-meter-long clear acrylic tunnel past several pools of tropical fish, rays and sharks indigenous to Southeast Asia.

    Singapore

  • The highlight is a 90-meter-long travelator that takes you through an acrylic tunnel past a crystal-clear tank teeming with sharks and huge manta rays.

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Ive tried but i get halfway up and fall over and get returned with humiliation to the foot of the travelator. then fash the bash comes over pats me on the back and tells me that i did well.

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