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staircase

[ stair-keys ]
/ ˈstɛərˌkeɪs /
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noun
a flight of stairs with its framework, banisters, etc., or a series of such flights.
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Origin of staircase

First recorded in 1615–25; stair + case2
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British Dictionary definitions for staircase

staircase
/ (ˈstɛəˌkeɪs) /

noun
a flight of stairs, its supporting framework, and, usually, a handrail or banisters
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Medical definitions for staircase

staircase
[ stârkās′ ]

n.
A series of reactions or responses that follow one another in progressively increasing or decreasing intensity, so that a chart shows a continuous rise or fall.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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