second floor

noun
1.
the floor or story above the ground floor.
2.
(in Britain and elsewhere outside the U.S.) the second story completely above ground level. Compare first floor.
Also called second story.


Origin:
1815–25

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second floor
 
n
1.  (Brit) US and Canadian term: third floor the storey of a building immediately above the first and two floors up from the ground
2.  (US), (Canadian) British equivalent: first floor the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floor

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Example sentences
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.
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