stairwell


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stairwell

a vertical shaft or opening that contains a staircase

Stairwell

A vertical space in a building that encloses a staircase.

stairwell

[′ster‚wel]
(building construction)
A vertical compartment that extends through a building to hold a stairway.

stairwell

The vertical shaft which contains a staircase.
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Those who were left behind spent a full hour on the stairwell before one angry passenger activated an emergency exit.
Ms Simpson added: "Before police arrived, the accused urinated while in the stairwell."
The second phase of the maintenance work will begin in the south stairwell off Chicago Avenue once work in the north stairwell is complete.
Pauline Dougan, who was using the car park with her elderly mum, said:"When I have to park upstairs I usually tell my mum to wait outside whilst I get the car because I don't want her to have to use the stairwell. It's horrible and so grubby.
"They could have all got down there in seven minutes if they each entered the stairwell at the same time...
Step 2: Ross should have used the equation to find out the minimum angle (T) that the couch would need to be tilted upwards to move around the 90-degree corner of the stairwell.
"Having got to the stairwell, he pushed Mr McGee forcefully on two occasions.
"A manager told me they were aware of the state of the stairwell and they were 'sorting it out.'.
There is nothing clear about what happened in the stairwell but Mehreen is currently in intensive care at Royal Perth Hospital and her parents have arrived from Dubai to be on her side.
The International Building Code (ICC 2015), which has been adopted in all 50 states, does not explicitly require pressure compensating stairwell pressurization systems.
Synopsis: In "The Stairwell", his tenth collection of original poetry, Michael Longley's themes and forms reach a new intensity.