rise

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In stairs, the vertical height of a step or flight of stairs.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
rise (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to assume an upright position especially from lying, kneeling, or sitting
b) to get up from sleep or from one's bed
2.
to return from death
3.
to take up arms - rise in rebellion
4.
to respond warmly - applaud usually used with to the audience rose to her verve and wit
5.
chiefly British to end a session - adjourn
6.
to appear above the horizon - the sun rises at six
7.
a) to move upward - ascend
b) to increase in height, size, volume, or pitch
8.
to extend above other objects - mountain peaks rose to the west
9.
a) to become heartened or elated - his spirits rose
b) to increase in fervor or intensity - my anger rose as I thought about the insult
10.
a) to attain a higher level or rank - officers who rose from the ranks
b) to increase in quantity or number
11.
a) to take place - happen
b) to come into being - originate
12.
to follow as a consequence - result
13.
to exert oneself to meet a challenge - rise to the occasion spring
rise (noun)
1.
a) a spot higher than surrounding ground - hilltop
b) an upward slope - a rise in the road
2.
an act of rising or a state of being as - risen
a) a movement upward - ascent
b) emergence (as of the sun) above the horizon
c) the upward movement of a fish to seize food or bait
3.
- beginning origin the river had its rise in the mountain
4.
the distance or elevation of one point above another
5.
a) an increase especially in amount, number, or volume
b) chiefly British - raise
c) an increase in price, value, rate, or sum - a rise in the cost of living
6.
an angry reaction - got a rise out of him
7.
the distance from the crotch to the waistline on pants
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