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first floor

the ground floor of a building.
the floor above the ground floor of a building.
Origin of first floor
1655-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They adapted by having squares flood, by having stairs under water by having the first floor of many buildings flood.
  • The dog runs ahead up the stairs to first floor and stops at the door to the right.
  • On the first floor, an oval-shaped structure with translucent walls houses the ticket office and a concession stand.
  • Some model trains and other miscellaneous displays filled up the first floor.
  • Students have a large lounge on the first floor with a computer centre and business library next door.
  • Silva heats his home by levels, keeping the first floor warmer during the day and the second floor warmer at night.
  • The first floor was destroyed, and the second floor was found a kilometer away.
  • We followed the grain as it was sifted, sorted, and purified through many steps from the ninth down through the first floor.
  • We bought a tree for each of the large dormitories on the first floor, as well as one for each floor in the main prison.
  • Here he had a bedroom and sitting room on the first floor, reached by an elevator.
British Dictionary definitions for first floor

first floor

(Brit) the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floor US and Canadian term second floor
(US & Canadian) another term for ground floor
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