Pronunciation: (stâr), [key]
1. one of a flight or series of steps for going from one level to another, as in a building.
2. stairs,such steps collectively, esp. as forming a flight or a series of flights: I was so excited I ran all the way up the stairs.
3. a series or flight of steps; stairway: a winding stair.
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