a flight of stairs with its framework, banisters, etc., or a series of such flights.
a flight of stairs, its supporting framework, and, usually, a handrail or banisters
staircase stair·case (stâr’kās’)
A series of reactions or responses that follow one another in progressively increasing or decreasing intensity, so that a chart shows a continuous rise or fall.
- Staircase phenomenon
staircase phenomenon n. See treppe.
- Staircase wit
noun any wisdom or cleverness that comes too late; also called after-wit Examples Staircase wit is the biting ripostes that are thought of just seconds too late, on the way out of the room – or even days later. Word Origin fr. Fr. l’esprit d’escalier
noun an exercise machine that simulates climbing stairs; also called StairMaster (trademark)