What is stair?

  • (noun): Support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway.
    Synonyms: step

Some articles on stair, stairs:

Montessori Sensorial Materials - The Broad Stair
... The broad stair (also called Brown Stair) is designed to teach the concepts of "thick" and "thin" ... Each stair is 20 cm in length and varies in thickness from 1 to 10 cm ... As an extension, the broad stairs are often used with the pink tower to allow the child to make many designs ...
Alfred Stair
... Alfred Stair was the referee at the first three FA Cup Finals, all of which were played at the Kennington Oval, London in 1872, 1873 and 1874 ... Stair was a civil servant by profession as were his assistants (Umpires), JH Giffard, for the Royal Engineers, and K Kirkpatrick for the Wanderers ... Stair played football for the amateur club Upton Park from 1867 to 1874 ...
Stairclimber - Stair Walkers Types
... The stair walker types use a long to extend and retract a 'foot' from the position at which the load is held ... Notable manufacturers of walker type stair climbers (alphabetic order) L P International Inc./Powermate Ultralift ...
Stair, Cumbria - Gallery
... Entrust in Brandelhow Park, near to Stair, Cumbria ... This wooden sculpture of cupped hands commemorates the centenary of the National Trust's first ever land purchase, 108 acres of the Brandlehow estate ...
Aberdour Castle - Description - The Central Range
... A new stair tower, with a broad spiral stair, was built at the south-east corner ... Originally topped by a conical roof, this stair gave access to the upper floors in the tower, and to the central range ... The west apartment is accessed from the terraced garden, via another stair to the south-west, and has a private stair which led up to another chamber above, suggesting that these ...

Famous quotes containing the word stair:

    I declare this tower is my symbol; I declare
    This winding, gyring, spiring treadmill of a stair is my ancestrail stair;
    That Goldsmith and the Dean, Berkeley and Burke have travelled there.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Life stood on the top stair a moment
    Waved her last gray slander down the stair,
    I will not forget her absent eyes
    Her other smile like one rose
    Falling, falling everywhere....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    Provence,
    The Renascence, the age of Pericles, each
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    With manhood now the cost they’re easy to follow
    For the ways taken are all notorious,
    Lettered, sculptured, and rhymed....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)