HyperDic: staircase

English > 1 sense of the word staircase:
NOUNartifactstaircase, stairwaya way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
staircase > pronunciation
Soundssteh'rkey.s
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > staircase: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps.
Synonymstairway
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
PartslandingAn intermediate platform in a staircase
stairheadplatform at the top of a staircase
step, stairsupport consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
NarrowerbackstairsA second staircase at the rear of a building
companionwayA stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship
escalator, moving staircase, moving stairwayA stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
fire escape, emergency exitA stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency
flight, flight of stairs, flight of stepsA stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
ghatstairway in India leading down to a landing on the water
rampA movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft
stairs, stepsA flight of stairs or a flight of steps
BroaderwayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Spanishescalera, escalinata
Catalanescala, escalinata

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