Definitions of staircase
  1. noun
    a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
    synonyms: stairway
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    a second staircase at the rear of a building
    a stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship
    escalator, moving staircase, moving stairway
    a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
    emergency exit, fire escape
    a stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency
    flight, flight of stairs, flight of steps
    a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
    stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water
    stairs, steps
    a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
    a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft
    steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
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    any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
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