Definition of 'staircase'
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Up a stone staircase are five modern apartments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To the side of the room is a red spiral staircase leading up a small tower. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Step inside and the original grand wooden staircase has been lovingly restored. The Sun (2012)You enter a hall with an imposing oak staircase. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now you may descend the spiral staircase to find a golf simulator instead. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The show was in a hall with high ceilings and grand staircases. The Sun (2012)Inside its marble staircase had completely collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The other opened onto a stone staircase to the cellar. Tommy's Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf's Founding Father and Son (2007)The showpiece is the glass staircase that leads to the first floor. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He led me down a rickety wooden staircase into the depths of a cavern below the excavations. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)There are matching oak staircases at either end of the house. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An iron staircase spiralled up past landings and into shadow. A Time of War (1993)The centrepiece of the interior will be a grand artwork spiral staircase ascending to the top floor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Gwendolen ran around the head of the marble staircase and stood herself in front of him. CHARMED LIFE (1977)Five posters were taken from the staircase leading to the lavatory. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At the far end a wooden staircase swept up into shadows. A Time of War (1993)Interior details include a stone staircase and oak floors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Further glazed doors provide a view through to a grand and lofty staircase hall. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Another property had a giant marble staircase. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An elegant winding staircase leads to airy rooms with restful colours. The Sun (2007)Features include exposed beams and an oak staircase. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The royal family were led up to their rooms by a winding stone staircase in one of the corner towers. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)The heat was so intense that the wooden staircase that could have carried many of the inhabitants to safety simply collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Behind her, the serving women hovered in the shadows at the foot of the spiral staircase. A Time of War (1993)He found a tiny chamber, little more than a landing round a stone spiral staircase? A Time of War (1993)
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Translations for 'staircase'
British English: staircase /ˈstɛəˌkeɪs/ NOUN
A staircase is a set of stairs inside a house.
They walked down the staircase together.
- American English: staircase
- Arabic: دَرَج
- Brazilian Portuguese: escadaria
- Chinese: 楼梯
- Croatian: stubište
- Czech: schodiště
- Danish: trappeopgang
- Dutch: trap
- European Spanish: escalera edificio
- Finnish: portaikko
- French: escalier
- German: Treppe
- Greek: κλιμακοστάσιο
- Italian: scala
- Japanese: 階段
- Korean: 계단
- Norwegian: trapp
- Polish: klatka schodowa
- European Portuguese: escadaria
- Romanian: scară
- Russian: лестница
- Spanish: escalera
- Swedish: trappa
- Thai: บันไดทอดหนึ่ง
- Turkish: merdiven
- Ukrainian: сходи
- Vietnamese: cầu thang
Definition of staircase from the Collins English Dictionary
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