split-level

[split-lev-uhl]
adjective
1.
noting a house having a room or rooms that are somewhat above or below adjacent rooms, with the floor levels usually differing by approximately half a story.
noun
2.
a split-level house.

Origin:
1945–50

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split-level
 
adj
(of a house, room, etc) having the floor level of one part about half a storey above or below the floor level of an adjoining part

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Example sentences
The split-level design provides for a gallery overlooking the dance floor.
In between them, and protected by high concrete walls, is a split-level deck
  containing a swimming pool.
The fire started in the lower level of a split-level house and advanced to the
  upstairs.
The concrete ramp shown in this report is a split-level ramp to accommodate
  boats of different heights.
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