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This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (November 2009) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) A storey plan A storey (British English) or story (American English) is any level part of a building with a floor that could be used by people ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/story

story: [noun] the space in a building between two adjacent floor levels or between a floor and the roof. a set of rooms in such a space. a unit of measure equal to the height of the story of a building.

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Define story. story synonyms, story pronunciation, story translation, English dictionary definition of story. n. pl. sto·ries 1. An account or recital of an event or a series of events, either true or fictitious, as: a. An account or report regarding the facts of an...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Building

A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, land prices, ground conditions, specific uses, and aesthetic reasons.

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A basement is a level within a building that has its floor surface below the adjoining ground level. Often due to grading conditions, a basement will also be considered as a story above grade, thereby contributing to the building height (see the commentary to the definition of ?Story above grade plane?). STORY ABOVE GRADE PLANE.

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Storey definition, story2. See more. n.1 "account of some happening," early 13c., "narrative of important events or celebrated persons of the past," from Old French estorie, from Late Latin storia and Latin historia "history, account, tale, story" (see history).Meaning "recital of true events" first recorded late 14c.; sense of "narrative of fictitious ...

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story definition: Story is a tale that is made up for entertainment or a retelling of something that occurred or a piece of gossip that is being spread. (noun) An example of a story is Jane Eyre. An example of a story is the information you give t...

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STORY ABOVE GRADE PLANE. Throughout the code, the number of qualifying stories in a building is a contributing factor to the proper application of the provisions. As an example, a building’s allowable types of construction ar e based partly on the limits in story height placed on various occupancy groups.

www.thefreedictionary.com/storey

Define storey. storey synonyms, storey pronunciation, storey translation, English dictionary definition of storey. n. Chiefly British Variant of story2. or n , pl -reys or -ries 1. a floor or level of a building 2. a set of rooms on one level n David . born 1933, British...

www.reference.com/art-literature/multi-story-building-299557670caa281d

A multi-story building is a building that supports two or more floors above ground. There is no formal restriction on the height of such a building or the number of floors a multi-story building may contain, though taller buildings do face more practical difficulties.