Definitions for low-rise

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. having few stories and usu. no elevator:

    low-rise apartment buildings.

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  2. (n.)a low-rise building.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. low-rise(adj)

    used of buildings of one or only a few stories and usually no elevator; low

    "looking out over the roofs of low-rise apartment buildings"


  1. low-rise(Noun)

    A building of no more than a few stories. A retronym created as an antonym to high-rise.


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