What is another word for Jacob's Ladder?

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[ d͡ʒˈe͡ɪkəbz lˈadə], [ d‍ʒˈe‍ɪkəbz lˈadə], [ dʒ_ˈeɪ_k_ə_b_z l_ˈa_d_ə]

Jacob's Ladder is a well-known biblical reference that traditionally symbolizes a spiritual ascension. In a secular sense, Jacob's Ladder is often used to describe a ladder that features a slanted side and parallel rungs. This distinctive design is also known as a ship's ladder, a companionway ladder, and a stairway ladder. Other synonyms include loft ladder, folding ladder, and retractable ladder. These types of ladders are often seen in small spaces such as attics and lofts, as they are designed to provide easy access to elevated areas while taking up minimal floor space. Whatever you call it, Jacob's Ladder remains an enduring and influential image in both secular and religious contexts.

Related words: ladder, Jacob's Ladder, Jacob's Ladders, the ladder, the ladder game, the game of ladders

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    Jacob's Ladder is a famous psychological horror novel by Scottish author Joseph Conrad. Written in 1899 and published in 1902, the novel tells the story of a journey up Jacob's Ladder, a physical and symbolic ladder that leads to redemption. Over the course of the ascent, the protagonist, a disillusioned army officer named Raftel, comes to grips with the absolute randomness of life and the human capacity for suffering.

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    intelligently, meditatively, pensively, reflectively, thoughtfully, Contemplatively, fancily, Ponderingly.