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first floor

1. (US) The floor of a building which is at, or closest to, grade level.
2. (Brit.) The floor of a building which is next above the floor at, or closest to, grade level; the latter is known as the ground floor.
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Two women were forced to jump to safety from the first floor in a desperate bid to escape the "severe" blaze in Deptford, south-east London.
The two women who leaped from the first floor were treated at the scene by firefighters and paramedics.
Under the plan submitted with Conwy council they want to knock down a central wall to open up the first floor, remove doorways and open up the staircase between the ground and first floors.
Enterprise Inns wants to open up the first floor at the Liverpool Arms - bringing in seating and extra space for drinkers at the popular pub.
Showcasing their solid hardwood, engineered wood, laminate and luxury vinyl flooring samples, this is First Floors' first venture into retail with a showroom for customers to view large size samples to get a feel for how the finished product will look in their home.
First Floors will still be operating a home service whereby they will visit customers' homes offering advice on the different types of flooring, and show customers' samples in their own homes so they can choose the right flooring for their decor.
INVESTIGATA ION: Firefighters at the house in Humber Road, Stoke, where a blaze caused serious damage to the ground and first floors. Picture: Lee Busby
They rescued one man from the first floor of the property via a ladder.
From the ground and first floors of the lobby, its existence is indicated by a bulging wall of burnished wood, like the body of a stringed instrument.
124a De Montfort Way - extensions and alterations to ground and first floors to create additional living accommodation and increased dormer.
Inside, ground and first floors were stripped back to the original fabric to create simple rectangular spaces linked by stairs and divided by strategically placed furniture.
The ground and first floors contain bedrooms and bathrooms for various members of the family, and the second floor contains the living quarters with kitchen, sitting room and south-facing terrace.