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Floors and levels of buildings

basement

noun

the part of a building that is partly or completely below the level of the ground

downstairs

adverb

to or on a lower floor of a building, especially the floor at ground level

downstairs

noun

the floor of a building that is at ground level

the first floor

noun

the next floor of a building above the one that is at the same level as the ground outside. The American word is second floor

the first floor

noun

the floor of a building which is at the same level as the ground outside. The British word is ground floor.

floor

noun

one of the levels in a building

gallery

noun

an upper level in a building such as a church, court etc

ground floor

noun

the floor of a building that is at or near the level of the ground

level

noun

one of the floors in a building

loft

noun

a small floor, platform, or balcony above the main floor in a room

lower ground floor

noun

the lowest level of a building, below the surface of the ground

mezzanine

noun

an area between two levels of a building

multi-storey

adjective

having several levels or floors

storey

noun

a level in a building

upstairs

adverb

on an upper level of a building with stairs

upstairs

adverb

up a set of stairs to an upper level of a building

upstairs

noun

the upper level or levels of a building

wall-to-wall

adjective

covering the whole floor of a room

downstairs

adjective

upstairs

adjective

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