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A small post supporting the handrail or a coping

Baluster

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a series or row of balusters joined by a handrail or coping as the parapet of a balcony

Balustrade

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A support for winders wedged into walls secured by the stringers

Bearers

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That portion which supports the steps of a wooden stairs

Carriage or stringer

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A term given to a winding staircase

Cockel stair

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A staircase with steps winding in a circle or cylinder

Circular stair

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A concave curve ob the face of a front string

Curve out

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The first step by which a stair is ascended terminating at the end in a form of a scroll following the plan of a handrail

Curtail step

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. Those elliptical in plan where each tread assembly converging in an elliptical ring in plan

Elliptical stair

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. A section produced on any inclined plane vertically over a curve plan of a handrail

Face mould

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. The series of steps leading from one landing to another

Flight of stair

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. The string on the side of stairs where the handrail is placed

Front string

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. A band fastened to the face of a front string below the curve and extending the width of the tread

Fillet

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. Steps in a flight that are parallel with each other

Flyers

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. A flight of a stair supported by the wall at the end of the steps

Geometrical stair

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. The interval between two flights of steps in staircase

Half space

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. A rail running parallel with the inclination of the stairs that holds the baluster

Handrail

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. An opening in the middle o the staircase as distinguished from solid newel wherein the ends of steps are attached

Hollow newel

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. Used to anchor a stair to concrete

Kicker plate

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. The notches in the string board of a stair for the reception of stairs

Stair housing

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. The convex bend at the back of the handrail

Stair knee

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. The horizontal floor as resting place in a flight

Stair landing

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. The central column where the steps of a staircase wind

Newel

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. The front edge of a step that project beyond the riser

Stair nosing

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. A horizontal member one end is wedged into the wall at the top of the flight of stair that supports the upper end of the stringer

Pitching piece

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. A slope surface that rises and twists simultaneously

Ramp

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. The height of a flight of stairs from landing to landing; the height between successive treads of stairs

Stair rise

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. The vertical face of stair steps

Stair riser

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. The horizontal distance from the first to the last riser of stair flight

Stair run

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. The angle formed by a stairwell

Spandril

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. A series of steps or flights of steps connected by landings which permit passage between two or more levels or floors

Stair

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. The whole set of stairs; the structure containing a flight of stairs

Staircase

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. The initial stair at the top of a flight of stur or staircase

Stairhead

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. The clear vertical height measured from the nosing of a stair tread to any overhead obstruction

Stair headroom

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. The part of a flight of stairs which forms its ceiling or soffit

Stair string

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. The board next to the well hole which receives the ends of the steps

String board

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. The underneath of an arch or moulding

Soffit

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. The horizontal part of a step including the nosing

Stair tread

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. The dimension of a tread measured perpendicular to the normal line travel on a stair

Tread length

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. A metal fabricated floor plate

Tread plate

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. In an open stair, the continuation of a horizontal rounded edge o a tread beyond the stair stringer

Tread return

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. The horizontal distance between two consecutive risers or on an open riser stair the horizontal distance between nosing or the outer edges of successive treads all measured perpendicular to the front edge of the nosing or tread

Tread run

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. The dimensions of a tread plus the projection o the nosing if any

Tread width

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. The board placed against the wall to receive the end of the step

Wall string

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. The place occupied by the flight of stairs

Stairwell

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. The opening in floor at the top of a flight or stairs

Well hole

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. A winding staircase enclosed by walls resembling a well

Well staircase

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. Steps not parallel with each other

Winders

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. The whole of a helically curved hand rail

Wreath