from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a building having few stories and often no elevators: a low-rise apartment house.
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- n. A building of no more than a few stories. A retronym created as an antonym to high-rise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Lower than the highest heights; -- used of buildings of one or only a few stories.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. used of buildings of one or only a few stories and usually no elevator; low
low1 + (high)-rise.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)