moving sidewalk


Definition of moving sidewalk

: a sidewalk constructed on the principle of an endless belt or a series of such belts side by side and moving at different gradated speeds so that a person stepping on it will be carried along

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“Moving sidewalk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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