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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.



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