spiral staircase


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spiral staircase

n
(Architecture) a staircase constructed around a central axis
Translations
wenteltrap

spiral staircase

nWendeltreppe f

spiral staircase

nscala a chiocciola
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and the unfortunate man, whose strength was increased tenfold by his rage, began to shake the door with a great noise, little heeding that the thunder of his voice was re-echoing through the spiral staircase.
In that case," said the man, "it will be best for you to cross our Valley and mount the spiral staircase inside the Pyramid Mountain.
The higher they advanced up the spiral staircase, the more clearly did certain muffled murmurs become distinct appeals and fearful imprecations.
he mounted the spiral staircase of the clock tower faster than any one else could have descended it.
Listen, Hermine; I consider myself as brave as most men, but when I drew from my breast the little key of the staircase, which I had found in my coat -- that little key we both used to cherish so much, which you wished to have fastened to a golden ring -- when I opened the door, and saw the pale moon shedding a long stream of white light on the spiral staircase like a spectre, I leaned against the wall, and nearly shrieked.
To reach this retreat, as sacred as a harem, it was necessary to go up a small spiral staircase made within his own rooms.
A NEW mezzanine bar is launching in Brum - and you'll only be able to reach it by spiral staircase.
With an electronically-operated glazed door and a spiral staircase leading into the cellar, this lavish feature offers a huge underground wine store.
The challenge: A five-story spiral staircase that would serve as the centerpiece of the atrium in the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex at Northeastern University in Boston.
A STUNNING modern spiral staircase is just one of the highlights of this house in Darras Hall.
2 Locksmith works II - spiral staircase: steel glass railing (curved glass) for a 4-storey spiral staircase made of reinforced concrete: steel glass railing (straight) for galleries approx.
She walks her up the spiral staircase to Sister Jude's (Jessica Lange) office, telling her that Sister Jude "calls this her stairway to heaven.