1(Of a building) having a room or rooms higher than others by less than a whole storey: a large split-level house
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- The fourth split-level building, of five and six storeys, will include a restaurant, offices and a basement car park with 226 spaces.
- Renovations completed, the facility reopened in January 2003 and is now housed in a posh, split-level building.
- Standing on one acre of lawned gardens, this three-bedroom bungalow offers modern split-level accommodation.
1.1(Of a room) having its floor on two levels.
- The reception hall is a bright, split-level area with a glass ceiling, alabaster wall lights, a soapstone log-effect gas fire and a cloaks cupboard with latticed doors and ornate wrought-iron handles.
- Clubbers bopped on the open air, split-level dance floor until the early hours of the morning.
- In this case the room is split-level, with a very high ceiling making the most of magnificent beams.
A split-level building.
- ‘It's a difficult type to work with because it's so poorly constructed, and the room sizes are way too small,’ says Lane Williams, AIA, a Seattle architect who says he tries to avoid split-levels.
- My friends lived in converted barns, old farmhouses, custom-built Victorians, bungalows, split-levels - even a geodesic dome.
- ‘They're just small,’ says Robert Gerloff, who's written booklets on remodeling Capes, ranches, and split-levels.
Words that rhyme with split-levelbedevil, bevel, devil, dishevel, kevel, level, revel
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