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second-story

[sek-uh nd-stawr-ee, -stohr-ee] /ˈsɛk əndˌstɔr i, -ˌstoʊr i/
adjective
1.
of or located on the second story or floor.
2.
of or relating to a second-story man:
The theft was a second-story job.

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
1815-1825
1815-25
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Examples from the web for second-story
  • In fact, he threw himself out of a second-story window one day.
  • The object of their gaze: a large aquarium, visible through a second-story apartment window.
  • Replacement louvred shutters flank both the first- and second-story windows.
  • Long vertical cedar shakes cover the second-story exterior walls as well as the rear wall on the first story.
British Dictionary definitions for second-story

second floor

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