Definitions for stairs
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word stairs.
a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
a contiguous set of steps connecting two floors
Stairs are a structure designed to bridge a large vertical distance between lower and higher levels by dividing it into smaller vertical distances. This is achieved as a diagonal series of horizontal platforms called steps which enable passage to the other level by stepping from one to another step in turn. Steps are very typically rectangular. Stairs may be straight, round, or may consist of two or more straight pieces connected at angles. Types of stairs include staircases (also called stairways), ladders, and escalators. Some alternatives to stairs are elevators (also called lifts), stairlifts, inclined moving walkways, and ramps. A stairwell is a vertical shaft or opening that contains a staircase. A flight (of stairs) is an inclined part of a staircase consisting of steps (and their lateral supports if supports are separate from steps).
Stairs refer to a series of steps or a structure consisting of a sequence of horizontal levels or platforms, typically arranged in a vertical or inclined manner, providing a passage or access between different floors or levels of a building or structure. It often includes supporting elements such as a banister or handrail to ensure safety.
A stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs, or simply stairs is a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. Stairs may be straight, round, or may consist of two or more straight pieces connected at angles. Special types of stairs include escalators and ladders. Some alternatives to stairs are elevators, stairlifts and inclined moving walkways as well as stationary inclined sidewalks.
A type of structure created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.
The stairs were a beautiful design.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stairs is ranked #21811 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Stairs surname appeared 1,192 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Stairs.
95.5% or 1,139 total occurrences were White.
1% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1% or 12 total occurrences were Black.
1% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.6% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.
0.6% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'stairs' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2945
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'stairs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1865
Rank popularity for the word 'stairs' in Nouns Frequency: #1112
The numerical value of stairs in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of stairs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
It was peaceful and it didn't interrupt the music, after the protest, they left Powell Hall marching two-by-two down the stairs and out the door.
Life – a sort of a plate of real-imaginary from which I nibble together with the birds of light and darkness, with the poor and well-to-do of the world at grains of to be once rough (like sharp stones), other times more like the pulp of pomegranates and ripe figs; stairs I have to climb in myself and climb down… to sometimes walk along the roads of infinity, other times, how many, to stop before the first step, waiting for the path home…
They had lots of questions and interest in how these stairs were used by hundreds of people on that day to escape.
Holy shit. It is like his mouth is falling down the stairs.
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Translations for stairs
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- усхо́ды, схо́ды, ўсходы, ле́свіцаBelarusian
- escalaCatalan, Valencian
- schodiště, schodyCzech
- escaleira, escadaGalician
- eskalyeHaitian Creole
- աստիճաններ, սանդուղքArmenian
- 계단, 階段Korean
- ступенька, ле́стницаRussian
- stepenik, степениште, stepenište, степеник, stubište, stepenica, степеница, стубиштеSerbo-Croatian
- schodisko, schodySlovak
- basamak, merdivenTurkish
- cầu thangVietnamese
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