Definition for EL'E-VA-TOR


  1. One who raises, lifts or exalts.
  2. In anatomy, a muscle which serves to raise a part of the body, as the lip or the eye.
  3. A surgical instrument for raising a depressed portion of a bone. Coxe.
  4. In milling, a series of boxes fastened to a strap, and moved by a wheel, to raise grain, meal, &c., to a higher floor.

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