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Meaning of STAIRCASE

Pronunciation:  'stehr`keys

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a way of access consisting of a set of steps
 

STAIRCASE is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: stairs, stairway, steps
 
 See Also: backstairs, building, companionway, edifice, emergency exit, escalator, fire escape, flight, flight of stairs, flight of steps, ghat, ladder, landing, moving staircase, moving stairway, ramp, stair, stairhead, step, way

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stair"case`\, n.
A flight of stairs with their supporting framework, casing,
balusters, etc.

      To make a complete staircase is a curious piece of
      architecture.                            --Sir H.
                                               Wotton.

{Staircase shell}. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any scalaria, or wentletrap.
(b) Any species of Solarium, or perspective shell.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

jaggies

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a staircase in your dream, symbolizes change and transformation.
 

 

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