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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stair /ˈstær, ˈstɛr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stair n.
 1. One step of a series for ascending or descending to a different level; -- commonly applied to those within a building.
 2. A series of steps, as for passing from one story of a house to another; -- commonly used in the plural; but originally used in the singular only. “I a winding stair found.”
 Below stairs, in the basement or lower part of a house, where the servants are.
 Flight of stairs, the stairs which make the whole ascent of a story.
 Pair of stairs, a set or flight of stairs. -- pair, in this phrase, having its old meaning of a set. See Pair, n., 1.
 Run of stairs Arch., a single set of stairs, or section of a stairway, from one platform to the next.
 Stair rod, a rod, usually of metal, for holding a stair carpet to its place.
 Up stairs. See Upstairs in the Vocabulary.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : support consisting of a place to rest the foot while
          ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the
          bottom step" [syn: step]