Definition of half landing in English:

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half landing

noun

British
An area of floor where a flight of stairs turns through 180 degrees.
Example sentences
  • A single-flight stair to one side links all levels, with the shop and home sharing a half landing through a connecting door, and an attic level ‘store room’ doubles as a curious penthouse sleeping cell for guests.
  • Access to the building is by lift and two aluminium staircases both of which are hinged from their half landing to the ground so that when the building is empty it can be secured by raising the stairs.
  • A wide staircase with the original balustrade leads to the first floor, past a full-width stained glass window on the half landing.

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