stairway

Definitions of stairway
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n a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

Synonyms:
staircase
Types:
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backstairs
a second staircase at the rear of a building
companionway
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
ghat
stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water
stairs, steps
a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
ramp
a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft
ladder
steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
Type of:
way
any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another

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