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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps;
[syn: stairway, staircase]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Staircase \Stair"case`\ (st[^a]r"k[=a]s`), n. A flight of stairs with their supporting framework, casing, balusters, etc. [1913 Webster] To make a complete staircase is a curious piece of architecture. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] Staircase shell. (Zool.) (a) Any scalaria, or wentletrap. (b) Any species of Solarium, or perspective shell. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

staircase n 1: a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps [syn: stairway, staircase]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

jaggies staircase staircasing /jag'eez/ (Or "staircase") The "staircase" effect observable when an edge (especially a linear edge of very shallow or steep slope) is rendered on a bitmap display (as opposed to a vector display). The effect is even more pronounced when a bitmap image or text in a bitmap font is enlarged. Outline fonts and anti-aliasing are two techniques used to solve this problem with text. [Jargon File] (1997-12-01)