from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A vertical shaft around which a staircase has been built.
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- n. A shaft in a multi-story building enclosing a stairway or staircase.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a vertical well around which there is a stairway
Recently Barg discovered that the man who called out to him and the others in the stairwell is a supervisor at Baseline Financial.
A pristine stairwell is one more step toward her objective: a data-driven, no-excuses haven for learning, where all children excel and shoestrings never come undone.
And now the stairwell is painted and timprov's Hidden Falls picture is hung in it, and I am pleased.
There was seriously a lineup two floors down the stairwell from the roof; a patient queue waiting for the sixty-storey diving board.
The stairwell is made of 6 thick Tiger Wood treads.
The Port Authority also put batteries in stairwell lights so a power failure wouldn't blacken the escape route.
The only doors that opened from the stairwell were the ones on the parking level.
The stairwell was a windowless concrete chimney stretching endlessly above us and echoing with the clatter of pounding feet.
We heard people being shot on the stairwell, which is very close to the room we were at.
They hang out of the windows in our shared stairwell, which is actually larger than their allotted space in their apartment.
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