a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
a contiguous set of steps connecting two floors
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.
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British National Corpus
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
People were going up and down the stairs at 2 and 3 a.m..
There might be too many stairs to go up; ignore the stairs!
Every lesson you take from your past immediately turns into a stairs to the light!
You don’t want to have to climb a bunch of stairs just to go back in for some salt.
We are all on the stairs, my friend; some of us are going down, some us are going up!
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Translations for stairs
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ле́свіца, ўсходы, схо́ды, усхо́дыBelarusian
- escalaCatalan, Valencian
- schody, schodištěCzech
- escada, escaleiraGalician
- eskalyeHaitian Creole
- աստիճաններ, սանդուղքArmenian
- 계단, 階段Korean
- ле́стница, ступенькаRussian
- stubište, стубиште, stepenica, степеник, stepenište, степениште, степеница, stepenikSerbo-Croatian
- schody, schodiskoSlovak
- merdiven, basamakTurkish
- cầu thangVietnamese
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