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second floor

the floor or story above the ground floor.
(in Britain and elsewhere outside the U.S.) the second story completely above ground level.
Compare first floor.
Also called second story.
Origin of second floor
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for second floor
  • But walk upstairs to the second floor, and the ancient corpses on display seem to tell a different story.
  • On the second floor, visitors can watch jade being carved.
  • Two of the switches do nothing, but one of them controls a bulb on the second floor.
  • The second floor was full of pirated music and film.
  • My suite is on the second floor, on the back side of the building, which is poorly protected.
  • Without explanation, the family was told to spend the night on the second floor.
  • On the second floor, there are three bedrooms, including two secondary bedrooms with a shared bath and a master suite.
  • On the second floor, the open living space has exposed brick walls, a poured concrete floor and built-in media storage.
  • Two of the bedrooms are on the second floor, including the master suite, which has a fireplace and a walk-in closet.
British Dictionary definitions for second floor

second floor

(Brit) the storey of a building immediately above the first and two floors up from the ground US and Canadian term third floor
(US & Canadian) the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floor British equivalent first floor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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