Definition of Flight of stairs

1. Noun. A stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next.

Exact synonyms: Flight, Flight Of Steps
Generic synonyms: Staircase, Stairway

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flight Of Stairs

flight engineer
flight feather
flight feathers
flight indicator
flight into disease
flight into health
flight level
flight lieutenant
flight line
flight lines
flight maneuver
flight mode
flight nurse
flight of fancy
flight of ideas
flight of stairs (current term)
flight of steps
flight or fight response
flight path
flight paths
flight plan
flight recorder
flight recorders
flight risk
flight simulator
flight strip
flight surgeon

Literary usage of Flight of stairs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Palmer's Index to "The Times" Newspaper (1887)
"Flight of Stairs and Breaking her Arm, &c., at Rhode Island. 20 m 5 a Thus. Jones. .... Flight of Stairs ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... some narrow passage, and began to congratulate himself on having gained the ground-Moor, did another flight of stairs appear before his astonished eyes. ..."

3. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"A flight of stairs, technically, is a continuous series of steps without a break, ... The run of a flight of stairs is its horizontal length. ..."

4. The Tenement House Problem: Including the Report of the New York State by New York (State). Tenement House Commission, Lawrence Veiller, Robert Weeks De Forest (1903)
"Each flight of stairs mentioned in the last three sections shall have an entrance on the entrance floor from the street or street court, or from an inner ..."

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