- Staircase Stair"case` (st[^a]r"k[=a]s`), n.
A flight of stairs with their supporting framework, casing,
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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staircase — (n.) 1620s, originally the enclosure of the stairs, from STAIR (Cf. stair) + CASE (Cf. case) (n.2) … Etymology dictionary
staircase — ► NOUN ▪ a set of stairs and its surrounding structure … English terms dictionary
staircase — [ster′kās΄] n. a stairway, esp. one constructed of wood, etc. for access between the floors of a building, and usually having a handrail or balustrade … English World dictionary
staircase — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ steep ▪ broad, wide ▪ narrow ▪ elegant, grand, great ▪ … Collocations dictionary
staircase — /stair kays /, n. a flight of stairs with its framework, banisters, etc., or a series of such flights. [1615 25; STAIR + CASE2] * * * ▪ architecture series, or flight, of steps between two floors. Traditionally, staircase is a term for stairs… … Universalium
staircase — [[t]ste͟ə(r)keɪs[/t]] staircases N COUNT A staircase is a set of stairs inside a building. They walked down the staircase together … English dictionary
staircase */ — UK [ˈsteə(r)ˌkeɪs] / US [ˈsterˌkeɪs] noun [countable] Word forms staircase : singular staircase plural staircases a set of stairs in a building, including the banister that you hold onto when you go up or down … English dictionary
staircase — n. a circular, spiral; winding staircase … Combinatory dictionary
staircase — noun a set of stairs and its surrounding structure. ↘Brit. a part of a large building containing a staircase … English new terms dictionary
staircase — n. 1 a flight of stairs and the supporting structure. 2 a part of a building containing a staircase … Useful english dictionary