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/ˈste(ə)rˌkās/,
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staircases, plural;
  1. A set of stairs and its surrounding walls or structure


  1. stairway: a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
  2. Stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs or simply stairs are names for a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. ...
  3. Staircase is the fourth solo album released on ECM by jazz pianist Keith Jarrett. It features Jarrett performing four solo piano pieces recorded in the studio.
  4. Staircase is a two-character play by Charles Dyer about an aging gay couple who own a barber shop in the East End of London. One of them is a part-time actor about to go on trial for propositioning a police officer. ...
  5. Soupçons (also known as Death on the Staircase and The Staircase) is a 2004 mini-series by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade documenting the trial of Michael Peterson, accused of murdering his wife.
  6. "The Staircase (Mystery)" is the second single released by English rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees. Issued in the UK by Polydor Records in 1979, the track was written by Banshees members Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin, John McKay and Kenny Morris and produced by Nils Stevenson. ...
  7. The Staircase is a historical fiction novel by Ann Rinaldi.
  8. (Staircasing) This relates to shared ownership mortgages. Staircasing is the process of buying subsequent shares in the property.
  9. (Staircasing (or stairstepping)) A graphical flaw caused by insufficient resolution. When rendering an object its contours might stand out too crisply from the background and the pixels might be obviously "zig-zagged", or look like stairs. ...
  10. (Staircasing) Lines are scan-converted to fixed pixel grid points. The illuminated pixels often do not lie on the true path of the line. The result is that displayed lines are normally jagged in appearance, an effect commonly known as the jaggies or staircasing. ...
  11. (Staircasing) Relating to shared ownership mortgages. This is the repayment of another lender’s existing mortgage and the lending of additional monies to allow the borrower to purchase a further/final share.
  12. (Staircasing) The term used to describe the increase in the proportion of a shared ownership home owner by the sharing owner. A minimum of 25% must be owned by the sharing owner and he or she can buy further 25% tranches to reach full ownership.
  13. Same as color bars. A pattern generated by the TV genrator, consisting of equal width luminance steps of 0, +20, +40, +60, +80 and +100 IRE units and a constant amplitude chroma signal at color burst phase. ...
  14. A series of ledges where a snowboarder jumps down from one to the next.
  15. In a dream, the staircase connects various areas of the personality.  it is a place where 'ascending' or 'descending' tendencies in the dreamer's attitudes toward particular situations in life are expressed.
  16. A series of steps or flight of stairs, possibly with landings, and with handrail, newels, etc. Also known as ‘stair’ or ‘stairway’.
  17. When used anywhere near Pennsylvania, usually refers to the section of the Shenandoah River at Harper's Ferry. The Staircase itself is about a mile of the river, just about its confluence with the Potomac, which contains dozens of diagonal ledges ranging from a few inches to several feet high. ...
  18. According to some schools of feng shui, staircases are like bridges between each level in helping the lower level chi interact with the upper level chi. However if a staircase faces the front or entrance door this may be considered less than ideal. ...
  19. Designed by Wyatt, it replaces the muralled state staircase swept away during the 'improvements'. The Imperial staircase is lined with family portraits by Lely. ...
  20. Having the client visualize or imagine they are standing at the top of a staircase of twenty steps. The staircase is well lit and has a sturdy handrail. Each step the client imagines himself/herself taking down the staircase will take them deeper into the hypnotic state.
  21. The entire structure relating to a flight of stairs, consisiting of steps, treads, risers, newl post/s, balustrading, landings etc.
  22. the term usually applied (Fr. cage d'escalier, Ger. Treppenhaus) to the stairs leading to the upper floors in a building, including the enclosure walls. ...
  23. A stretch of river where the water pours over a series of drops that resemble a staircase.
  24. Taking steps towards something; making progress or falling behind / A rise or fall in understanding (reaching clarity or having setbacks); a rise or fall in status by your own estimation; feeling uplifted or downtrodden / (see SPIRAL)
  25. (1) A single flight or multiple flights of stairs including supports, frameworks, and handrails. (2) The structure containing one or more flights of stairs.