Definition of express lift in English:

express lift


  • A fast-moving lift which does not stop at every floor.

    • ‘The elevator company is today somewhat inadvisedly trumpeting the world's fastest elevator in the world's tallest building - a 60.6km per hour express lift in Taipei.’
    • ‘I rode the express lift to the 24th floor, where the doors open out into the marble-floored core of the building.’
    • ‘He welcomed them at the express lift and ushered them inside.’