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low-rise

(lō′rīz′)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or being a building of low height, usually with three or fewer stories and no elevators.
b. Characterized by low-rise buildings: a low-rise district.
2. Of or relating to pants with a waistline that rests at or below the hips.
n.
A low-rise building.

low-rise

adj
(Architecture) of or relating to a building having only a few storeys. Compare high-rise
n
(Architecture) such a building

low′-rise`



adj.
1. having few stories and usu. no elevator: low-rise apartment buildings.
n.
2. a low-rise building.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.low-rise - used of buildings of one or only a few stories and usually no elevator; low; "looking out over the roofs of low-rise apartment buildings"
high-rise - used of buildings of many stories equipped with elevators; tall; "avenues lined with high-rise apartment buildings"
Translations

low-rise

[ˈləʊraɪz] ADJde baja altura

low-rise

[ˈləʊˈraɪz] adj (Archit) → di altezza contenuta, basso/a
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