Ground Floor

  • (noun): Becoming part of a venture at the beginning (regarded as position of advantage).
    Example: "He got in on the ground floor"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ground floor, floor, ground, floors:

South Stoneham House - Architecture - Original House
... The ground floor level has a rubbed brick band at nine courses, and another rubbed brick band exists on the second floor, along with a moulded stone cornice level with the sills ... The attic is tall and embraces the second floor ... seven window openings built into the roof at second-floor level are original, but fitted with modern windows ...
Storey - Numbering - European Scheme
... In most of Europe, the "first storey" or "first floor" is the level above ground level ... In countries that use this system, the floor at ground level is usually referred to by a special name, usually translating as "Ground Floor" or equivalent ... ground floor") in Italy, begane grond ("walked-upon ground") in Dutch, planta baja or planta baixa ("bottom floor") in Spain, andar térreo ("ground walkplace") in Brazil, "rés-do-chão" ("close to the ...
Storey - Elevator Buttons - European Scheme
... In countries that use the European system, the ground floor is either marked 0, or with the initial letter of the local word for ground floor (G, E etc.), successive floors are then ... However, even when the ground floor button is marked with a letter, some digital position indicators may show 0 when the lift / elevator is on that floor ... If the building also contains floors below ground, negative numbers are common ...
... The terms floor, level, or deck can also be used in this sense except that one may use "ground floor" and "ground level" for the floor closer to what is considered the ground or street ... The words "storey" and "floor" also generally exclude levels of the building that have no roof, even if they are used by people—such as the terrace on the top roof of ... Houses commonly have only a few floors, often only one ...
Shipper's House In Bremen - History of Uses
... During the 19th century the house was an inn with a restaurant on the ground floor and accommodations on the upper floors ... Then the owner Theodor Dahle turned the ground floor into a reproduction of a historic restaurant ... From September 2007 to January 2009 a shop in the lower two floors offered art and antiques from Bremen and Worpswede space ...

More definitions of "ground floor":

  • (noun): The floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building.
    Synonyms: first floor, ground level

Famous quotes containing the word ground:

    The poet is like the prince of the clouds
    Who haunts the tempest and laughs at the archer;
    Exiled on the ground in the midst of jeers,
    His giant’s wings prevent him from walking.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)