n. Elevator used on the Sabbath that stops automatically on each floor to allow religious Jews to use it without operating electric equipment.
"We're so lucky there's a Shabbos elevator so we don't have to walk up 25 flights of stairs."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Who Uses This
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
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