from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In architecture, a clearstory or any upper story.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) The clearstory, or upper story, of a building.


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  • The story of _Master of None_ is that of Nathan Crewe's path from the lowest depths to key figure in the complex political over-story and his personal and political triumph -- well, sort of.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Raising over-story base height to prevent ground fires from climbing into low-hanging branches and getting into the tree canopy, causing a dangerous crown fire.

    Payson Roundup stories

  • The Last Colony that I wanted to address, because I'd gotten lots of feedback on them from readers, which convinced me I didn't do as good a job of explaining them as I would have liked; this way I get to explain more about them and make the over-story more complete, "

    SCI FI Wire


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