Definition of Hoistway

1. n. An opening for the hoist, or elevator, in the floor of a wareroom.



Definition of Hoistway

1. Noun. An opening for the hoist, or elevator, in the floor of a warehouse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoistway

1. a hoist shaft [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoistway

hoist with one's own petard
hoistable
hoistaway
hoistaways
hoisted
hoisted by one's own petard
hoisted on one's own petard
hoisted with one's own petard
hoister
hoisters
hoisting
hoistings
hoistman
hoistmen
hoists
hoistway (current term)
hoistways
hoit
hoity-toitily
hoity-toity
hojillion
hojillions
hok
hoke
hoked
hokes
hokey
hokey-pokey
hokey pokey
hokeyness

Literary usage of Hoistway

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1. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1915)
"hoistway ENCLOSURES Rule 403.— Existing hoistways, except where there are door openings into the car, shall be enclosed on all sides by walls, windows, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas for the by Charles Patrick Daly (1884)
"The party injured having had occasion to go after nine o'clock to his lofts, entered the hall-way in the dark, and the hoistway being opened he walked into ..."

3. Americans with Disabilities Act: Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"20 hoistway and Elevator Entrances 4.1O.4 Hall Lanterns. A visible and audible signal shall be provided at each hoistway entrance to indicate which car is ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of by Joseph S. Bosworth (1860)
"Maillard. defendant .... did not cause the hoistway, in the said store and building, on each story thereof, to be inclosed by a good and sufficient railing ..."

5. Mechanical Equipment of Federal Buildings Under the Control of the Treasury by Nelson Scoville Thompson (1915)
"When worm-geared traction elevators are located at top of the hoistway the rear wall of pent-house may be carried up about flush with the rear line of ..."

6. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1899)
"There are two general methods used to prevent a car from fulling unretarded to the bottom of the hoistway. One is to stop or retard the car before it ..."

7. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accomodations and in (1993)
"20 hoistway and Elevator Entrances 4.1O.4 Hall Lantern*. A visible and audible signal shall be provided at each hoistway entrance to indicate which car is ..."

8. Americans With Disabilities Act: Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings edited by Barry Leonard (2000)
"A visible and audible signal shall be provided at each hoistway entrance to Indicate which ... 4.10.5 Raised and Braille Characters on hoistway Entrances. ..."

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