American basement

American basement

[ə′mer·ə·kən ′bās·mənt]
(building construction)
A basement located above ground level and containing the building's main entrance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

American basement

A floor of a building partly above and partly below grade level, often serving as the entrance level to the building. Also see basement. Also called a walk-out basement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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