low-rise definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding a building having few stories and sometimes no elevators: a low-rise apartment house.
    • below the greatest heights; -- utilized of buildings of 1 or only a few tales.
    • used of structures of one or only some tales and usually no elevator; reduced
  • noun:
    • A building of only a few stories. A retronym developed as an antonym to high-rise.

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