Entry from US English dictionary
The stairwell of a bus.
- An overweight woman's dress caught on the ironing-board-shaped handrail of a transit bus stepwell.
- The wheelchair lift device seen in the patent is located in a stepwell and includes a pair of hinged base or subframe sections which, together with pivotally interconnected and movable riser and step members, normally form a two-step stairway to allow able-bodied persons to board and exit the bus in the usual manner.
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