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1 Part of a floor raised above the general level; a daïs.

2 Broad raised step around a tomb-structure, altar, etc.

3 Landing in a stair, especially the area where the stair turns. A half-pace is a landing where one flight ends and another begins, involving a turn of 180°. A quarter-pace is a landing between two flights involving a turn of 90°.

Subjects: Architecture.


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