split-level
adjective Date: 1946 divided vertically so that the floor level of rooms in one part is approximately midway between the levels of two successive stories in an adjoining part <
a split-level house
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split-level noun

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  • split-level — adjective used for describing a room or house that has parts on different levels beside each other, not above each other: a split level bedroom …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • split-level — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a room or building) having the floor level of one part about half a storey above or below the floor level of an adjacent part. 2) (of a cooker) having the oven and hob in separately installed units …   English terms dictionary

  • split-level — /split lev euhl/, adj. 1. noting a house having a room or rooms that are somewhat above or below adjacent rooms, with the floor levels usually differing by approximately half a story. n. 2. a split level house. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • split-level — split′ lev′el adj. 1) archit. (of a house) having a room or rooms that are somewhat above or below adjacent rooms, with the floor levels usu. differing by about half a story 2) archit. a split level house • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • split-level — [splitlev′əl] adj. designating or of a type of house with floor levels so staggered that each level is about a half story above or below the adjacent one, with stairs between …   English World dictionary

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  • split-level — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : divided vertically so that the floor level of rooms in one part is approximately midway between the levels of two successive stories in an adjoining part used especially of a dwelling with a one story portion… …   Useful english dictionary

  • split level — noun A single level of a split level house. Confined to a wheelchair, she was effectively reduced to living in one split level, one third of their split level house …   Wiktionary

  • split-level — ADJ: usu ADJ n A split level house or room has part of the ground floor at a different level from another part, usually because the house has been built on ground that slopes …   English dictionary

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