HyperDic: stair

English > 1 sense of the word stair:
NOUNartifactstair, stepsupport consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
stair > pronunciation
Soundssteh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > stair: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsupport consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway.
Synonymstep
Part ofstairway, staircaseA way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
Partsriserstructural member consisting of the vertical part of a stair or step
treadstructural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
Narrowercorbel step, corbie-step, corbiestep, crow step(architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishescalera, escalón, peldaño, step
Catalanescala, escaló, esglaó, graó

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