from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having several stories: a multistory hotel.
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- adj. Having numerous stories or levels.
- n. A building with numerous stories or levels.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having more than one story
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Each firefighter — wearing 50 pounds of gear, including an air pack — starts with an additional 45-pound hose pack (sometimes called an "apartment pack" or "hotel pack," a set of preconnected hoses used to fight fires in multistory hotels and apartments) on his shoulder and has to run up 63 steps to the top of a five-story tower.
A multistory building that guards said served as Gadhafi's library and office was turned into a pile of twisted metal and broken concrete slabs.
Other more recent projects by Gwathmey Siegel, which employs 25 architects, include the 22-story United States Mission to the United Nations; the Setai Fifth Avenue, which is opening next month; and a multistory residential project, Soho Mews.
Another explosion on Thursday destroyed most of a multistory police station and killed a police driver in Huangshi township in southern Hunan province, according to the local government and to the English-language China Daily newspaper.
Gadhafi's forces pounded rebel-held areas of the city with rockets, mortars and anti-aircraft fire, but by nightfall were pushed out of a multistory hotel on the square.
The grandeur of the fights escalates steadily until, in the movie's final sequence, the Big Bad attacks Zen with wave after wave of apparently limitless henchmen in a blood-soaked battle that moves from a restaurant to a training hall to the facade of a seedy motel, which gives plenty of opportunity for bone-crunching multistory plummets.
The explosion echoed across Kabul but caused relatively little damage to the multistory glass tower, which in addition to the hotel houses clothing, electronics and jewelry shops.
As we moved into the city (Port-au-Prince), there was just massive destruction, multistory buildings down, homes, schools, police stations and gasoline stations.
The developer behind the Islamic community center to be constructed near Ground Zero said he expects to have no problem financing the project and has nearly a dozen billion-dollar companies who have expressed interest in contributing to the multistory complex.
In recent years, many of its wood-frame houses have been replaced with multistory condominium or rental buildings, and developments continue to open.
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