low-rise

adjective
\ ˈlō-ˈrīz How to pronounce low-rise (audio) \

Definition of low-rise

1 : having few stories and not equipped with elevators a low-rise classroom building
2 : of, relating to, or characterized by low-rise buildings a low-rise housing development

First Known Use of low-rise

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Low-rise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low-rise. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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low-rise

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of low-rise

of a building : not tall : having few floors or stories
: made up of low-rise buildings

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