Definition of Hoistways

1. Noun. (plural of hoistway) ¹



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Definition of Hoistways

1. hoistway [n] - See also: hoistway

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoistways

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
hoistways (current term)
hoit
hoity-toitily
hoity-toity
hojillion
hojillions
hok
hoke
hoked
hokes
hokey
hokey-pokey
hokey pokey
hokeyness
hokeynesses

Literary usage of Hoistways

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Negligence by Thomas Gaskell Shearman, Amasa Angell Redfield, Robert Gould Street (1913)
"Trapdoors, hoistways, elevator-shafts, and similar openings in floors, unless far removed from those parts of the building which are lawfully used by ..."

2. National Building Code by American Insurance Association, National Board of Fire Underwriters (1909)
"ELEVATORS, hoistways AND DUMBWAITERS.—STAIR HALL INCLOSURES. SECTION 96. Elevators and hoistways. In any building in which there exists any ..."

3. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1918)
"hoistways Like the absence of floors, the hazard of unguarded floor openings ... All hoistways and elevator shaft openings in each floor should be enclosed ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"Public Safety; hoistways. — Under authority to make police regulations, or to pass by-laws for the good rule and government of the corporation, ..."

5. The Modern Factory: Safety, Sanitation and Welfare by George Moses Price (1914)
"... wagons, etc.; (d) ropes, chains, and winches; (e) mechanical cranes for horizontal transportation, and (/) vertical lifts, hoistways and elevators. ..."

6. Building Code Recommended by the National Board of Fire Underwriters by National Board of Fire Underwriters, C. G. Smith (1909)
"Gates and trapdoors to be kept closed. PART XVIII. ELEVATORS, hoistways AND DUMBWAITERS.—STAIR HALL INCLOSURES. SECTION 96. Elevators and hoistways. ..."

7. Code of Ordinances of the City of New York by New York (N.Y.)., Arthur Fortunatus Cosby (1909)
"hoistways may be placed within the stoop-lines, but in no case to extend beyond five feet from the house-line, and shall be guarded by iron railings or rods ..."

8. The Law of Public Health and Safety and the Powers and Duties of Boards of by Leroy Parker, Robert Hollister Worthington (1892)
"hoistways. SEC. 346. On the same principles which justify fire laws prescribing regulations for the construction of buildings, an ordinance may be sustained ..."

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