Definition of staircase noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsteəkeɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsterkeɪs//
Parts of a house
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a set of stairs inside a building including the posts and rails (= banisters) that are fixed at the side a marble/stone/wooden staircase see also spiral staircase See related entries: Parts of a houseExtra examples The spiral staircase led to an upper gallery. They passed each other on the staircase. the staircase to the main floor
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