low–rise

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adjective \ˈlō-ˈrīz\

Definition of low–rise

  1. 1 :  having few stories and not equipped with elevators <a low–rise classroom building>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characterized by low-rise buildings <a low–rise housing development>

1922

First Known Use of low–rise

1922


LOW–RISE Defined for English Language Learners

low–rise

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adjective \ˈlō-ˈrīz\

Definition of low–rise for English Language Learners

  • of a building : not tall : having few floors or stories

  • : made up of low-rise buildings

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