staircase


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staircase

a flight of stairs, its supporting framework, and, usually, a handrail or banisters

Staircase

A vertical element of access in a structure for ascending or descending from one level to another. The form of the staircase is often expressed on the exterior of the building, if it is located adjacent to an exterior wall.

staircase

1. A flight of stairs, or a series of such flights, including supports, handrails, and framework.
2. The structure containing a flight of stairs.

staircase

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"See!--here comes the last!" whispered Miss Joliffe, pointing her tremulous finger to the staircase.
Yet, as I glanced at the stately staircase down which the procession of the old governors had descended, and as I emerged through the venerable portal whence their figures had preceded me, it gladdened me to be conscious of a thrill of awe.
First, you purchase a house at Auteuil -- this house is the one where I have committed an assassination; you descend to the garden by the same staircase by which he descended; you stop at the spot where he received the blow; and two paces farther is the grave in which he had just buried his child.
"All carved oak, right up to the ceiling, just the same as you saw on the staircase."
"Yes, he is in the courtyard at the bottom of the staircase, receiving the instructions of the Governor; he will presently come up."
Rosa then abruptly drew back from the door, and ran to meet old Gryphus, who made his appearance at the top of the staircase.
The application also included removing an outside staircase, installing a staircase indoors and changes to windows were agreed by the planning committee.
Ramses II appearing in the entrance of the GEM - Facebook CAIRO - 17 February 2019: General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Tarek Tawfik affirmed that the artifacts set to be displayed on the "Kings' Great Staircase" will be transferred to the museum after completion of the construction works.
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Summary: In Old Sidon's Zwaitiny neighborhood, Nabiha al-Safadi cannot stop playing on the staircase with her sister.
The probe research revealed a staircase that corresponded with the continuous stairs leading under the sacristy," explains Mikuliacutek, as cited by TASR.