floor-through

[ flawr-throo, flohr- ]
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adjective
  1. occupying the entire depth of a building: a floor-through apartment.

noun
  1. a floor-through dwelling.

Origin of floor-through

1
First recorded in 1965–70

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How to use floor-through in a sentence

  • The smell of cooking that came from a lower floor through the broken windows was a constant torment to him.

  • I looked about carefully, hoping for a crack in the floor through which to solve the mystery.

    Sir Ludar | Talbot Baines Reed
  • I glided along the polished floor through the different rooms, which were empty, save for the numerous chamberlains.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 | Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • The six holes above-mentioned are tubes of six inches in diameter, which extend from the floor through the bottom of the boat.

    Man on the Ocean | R.M. Ballantyne
  • A yell went up over the floor through which sounded demoniac notes of panic and rage.

    Destiny | Charles Neville Buck