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(US), story
1. a floor or level of a building
2. a set of rooms on one level


David (Malcolm). born 1933, British novelist and dramatist. His best-known works include the novels This Sporting Life (1960) and A Serious Man (1998) and the plays In Celebration (1969), Home (1970), and Stages (1992)
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story (Brit. storey)

1. The space in a building between floor levels, or between a floor and a roof above. In some codes and ordinances a basement is considered as a story; generally a cellar is not.
2. A major architectural division even where no floor exists, as a tier or a row of windows.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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While on campus, Storey interacted with FSAD students and faculty in classes, critiqued student work, and exhibited some of her own pieces at a show, "Feeling My Way," at the Jill Stuart Gallery.
The strength was led by Seberang Perai Selatan where prices were highest for Detached houses (RM981,143) with an increase of 165.74% y-o-y from 2012, followed by 2-3 Storey Semi-Detached homes (RM435,516) with an increase of 24.08% y-o-y and 2-3 Storey Terraced (RM277,982) with an increase of 18.98% y-o-y.
Storey tied the knot with Jasmine Grief at Gretna Green just four hours after she had his baby boy on Halloween last year.
3, 1935, he was the son of the late John "Jack" and Irene (Russell) Storey and has lived in Uxbridge most of his life.
FORMER Liverpool council leader Mike Storey was last night found guilty by the Standards Board for England of "bringing his office and authority into disrepute".
Flooring specialist Storey Carpets had an appropriate host for the moment it chalked up a hat-trick of award successes.
This is entered from the west end and is punctuated by two dramatic double-storey lightwells, with the second storey illuminated by continuous clerestorey glazing.
Tracey Storey, 34, lived a ``glamorous'' lifestyle acting as a courier to illegally bring 158,000 cigarettes into the country.
"If you're a miner and you know what you have to deal with, it (the product) just jumps right out at you," says Carl Storey, product manager for MTI.
Jockey Brian Storey was suspended for five days for improper riding by the Jockey Club's Disciplinary Committee when it met yesterday.
An interview with Robin Storey, RN, BSN, FACDONA, President, National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC)